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  • Strange Conflict

  • By: Dennis Wheatley
  • Narrated by: Nick Mercer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

When the bombs fall on London, the elderly Duke de Richleau is forced to consider a problem of the utmost urgency. What methods are the Germans using to discover - with sinister effect - the secret routes of the Atlantic convoys? His answer is bizarre and fantastic. Could it really be that the enemy are in touch with supernatural powers? Can these powers only be overcome by those who have the knowledge and courage to join battle with them on the Astral Plane? The Duke and his supporters face the terrifying challenge from the Powers of Darkness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous adventure story.

  • By Mike Bryan on 26-12-18

A born storyteller

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-03-15

Despite the subject matter the author draws the reader in and makes us suspend our disbelief through the depth of his own knowledge and his love of telling a good tale. Could do without the stand up for Britain nonsense but it was written during the war so can't blame Wheatley for this given that, at the time, there was much doubt as to whether there was going to be a Britain to
Stand up for.
Excellent reader. 5 part drama series on the BBC?i don't think so but I can see where a lot of modern fantasy filmmakers get there ideas from