The Rape of Venice



[Reading] ➳ The Rape of Venice ➻ Dennis Wheatley – E17streets4all.co.uk Historical Novel Roger Brook seeks revenge on a Venetian senator who has abducted his lovely Clarissa and achieves it on entering Venice with Napoleon Historical Novel Roger Brook seeks revenge on a Venetian senator who has abducted his lovely Clarissa and achieves it on entering Venice with Napoleon.The Rape of Venice

Dennis Yates Wheatley January November Born Dennis Yeats Wheatley was an English author His prolific output of stylish thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world s best selling authors in the s and sHis first book, Three Inquisitive People, was not immediately published but his first published novel, The Forbidden Territory, was an immediate success when published in , being reprinted The Rape PDF/EPUB ² seven times in seven weeksHe wrote adventure stories, with many books in a series of linked works His plots covered the French Revolution Roger Brook Series , Satanism Duc de Richleau , World War II Gregory Sallust and espionage Julian DayIn the thirties, he conceived a series of whodunit mysteries, presented as case files, with testimonies, letters, pieces of evidence such as hairs or pills The reader had to go through the evidence to solve the mystery before unsealing the last pages of the file, which gave the answer Four of these Crime Dossiers were published Murder Off Miami, Who Killed Robert Prentice, The Malinsay Massacre, and Herewith The CluesIn the s his publishers were selling a million copies of his books per year A small number of his books were made into films by Hammer, of which the best known is The Devil Rides Out book , film His writing is very descriptive and in many works he manages to introduce his characters into real events while meeting real people For example, in the Roger Brook series the main character involves himself with Napoleon, and Jos phine whilst being a spy for the Prime Minister William Pitt Similarly, in the Gregory Sallust series, Sallust shares an evening meal with Hermann G ringHe also wrote non fiction works, including accounts of the Russian Revolution and King Charles II, and his autobiography He was considered an authority on the supernatural, satanism, the practice of exorcism, and black magic, to all of which he was hostile During his study of the paranormal, though, he joined the Ghost ClubFrom through he edited a series of paperback reprints for the British publisher Sphere under the heading The Dennis Wheatley Library of the Occult , selecting the titles and writing short introductions for each book This series included both occult themed novels by the likes of Bram Stoker and Aleister Crowley and non fiction works on magic, occultism, and divination by authors such as the Theosophist H P Blavatsky, the historian Maurice Magre, the magician Isaac Bonewits, and the palm reader CheiroTwo weeks before his death in November , Wheatley received conditional absolution from his old friend Cyril Bobby Eastaugh, the Bishop of PeterboroughHis estate library was sold in a catalogue sale by Basil Blackwell s in the s, indicating a thoroughly well read individual with wide ranging interests particularly in historical fiction and Europe His influence has declined, partly due to difficulties in reprinting his works owing to copyright problemsFifty two of Wheatley s novels were published posthumously in a set by Heron Books UK More recently, in April Dennis Wheatley s literary estate was acquired by media company ChorionHe invented a number of board games including Invasion Wikipedia.

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  • 447 pages
  • The Rape of Venice
  • Dennis Wheatley
  • English
  • 27 July 2019
  • 0090016106

10 thoughts on “The Rape of Venice

  1. says:

    Roger Brook has his first visit to Egypt and India with an exciting adventure beginning in Calcutta The suspense and drama coupled with the history of 1797 made this book one that was hard to put down.Mr Wheatley does a wonderful job bringing the time period to your doorstep.

  2. says:

    A cross between a good historical novel with a touch of the occult and a history of 18th century Europe British agent Roger Brook gets into several scrapes as he is goes into exile to India after duelling with a Venetian diplomat who seeks satanical revenge He returns to Europe whilst gathering intelligence concerning Napoleon Bonaparte s armies, at the same time trying to get one step ahead of his pursuer Much historical detail and numerous names of military personnel a little too much for A cross between a good historical novel with a touch of the occult and a history of 18th century Europe British agent Roger Brook gets into several scrapes as he is goes into exile to India after duelling with a Venetian diplomat who seeks satanical revenge He returns to Europe whilst gathering intelligence concerning Napoleon Bonaparte s armies, at the same time trying to get one step ahead of his pursuer Much historical detail and numerous names of military personnel a little too much for my liking An excellent novel all the same

  3. says:

    donated to The Smith Family charity

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