Robert Hanks: Dennis Wheatley, 20 January 2011
Show More The Devil Is a Gentleman: The Life and Times of Dennis Wheatley by Phil Baker.
Dedalus, 699 pp., £25, October 2009, 978 1 903517 75 8Show More
“... the wealthy, worldly-wise Duke de Richleau, a monarchist exile from France, and his young friends Simon Aron, a brilliant Jewish banker, Rex Van Ryn, a brash, genial American multimillionaire, and the comparatively colourless Englishman Richard Eaton, supposedly a self-portrait. The plot (a hunt for tsarist treasure, a Bolshevik scheme for world domination ...”