“Strange Conflict” is a novel written by Dennis Wheatley, a British author known for his works of thriller and occult fiction. This book was first published in 1941 and is part of Wheatley’s series featuring the character of Duke de Richleau, a French nobleman and adventurer who becomes involved in various supernatural and espionage-related mysteries.
In “Strange Conflict,” Duke de Richleau is once again drawn into a web of intrigue and danger. This time, the story revolves around a mysterious and malevolent force that is causing nightmares and psychological distress among Allied forces during World War II. As de Richleau and his friends investigate, they uncover a plot involving occult forces, secret societies, and the struggle for ultimate power.
Dennis Wheatley was known for blending elements of espionage, the supernatural, and historical events into his novels. “Strange Conflict” is no exception, offering readers a thrilling combination of wartime drama and supernatural intrigue. The book is often praised for its fast-paced narrative, well-drawn characters, and the way it weaves elements of the occult into a gripping adventure story.