The Forbidden Territory
A&C Black, 10.10.2013 - 257 Seiten
Dennis Wheatley's first published novel, introducing his modern trinity of musketeers in the epicurean Duke de Richleau, financier Simon Aron, and the wealthy young American, Rex Van Ryn.
The Duke receives a coded message from his missing friend, Van Ryn who, while hunting for treasure lost during the Soviet takeover of Russia, is now in prison somewhere in that vast country.
Along with the Duke, good friends Simon Aron and Richard Eaton set off on a secret mission to secure his escape. Without official papers they lead a thrilling caper, hunted by the Secret Police, through Siberia and across the plains of Soviet Russia.
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Review: The Forbidden Territory (Duke de Richleau #5)Nutzerbericht - Seth Skorkowsky - Goodreads
Fun time capsule of 1930's adventure set in the Soviet Union prior to WW2. Being 80 years old, the style is a bit dated, and many parts were a tad predictable (although Wheatley did throw me for a few ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: The Forbidden Territory (Duke de Richleau #5)Nutzerbericht - Goodreads
Who? Dennis Wheatley was a prolific and best-selling author whom I never heard about before Kenneth Hite mentioned him on his and Robin D. Laws' podcast, Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff. And reading ... Vollständige Rezension lesen