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The Devil’s Chessboard :A Review

If only I had time to read this book…guess it could be added to my very long list.

The Oligarch Kings

The-Devils-ChessboardIf it’s the run up to Christmas then it must also be time for yet another conspiracy theory book about Kennedy’s assassination. Well yes, of course, and The Devil’s Chessboard by David Talbot published this month by William Collins appears to tick all these marketing boxes.

However Talbot gives us a rather superior contribution to the whole “secret world” genre.

My mother, like many British of her time, had loathed the Dulleses ever since their unwanted intervention pulled Britain out of Suez in 1956, but Talbot gives us even more reasons to dislike this strange cold malevolent psychopath.

The list of the pies Dulles was poisoning seem endless. Allen Dulles may be one of the few men in each generation who might truly be called evil, and this important expose of the lives of Allen and his only slightly less unpleasant brother John Foster Dulles, gives us the tour of…

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Written by Jude Cowell

November 5, 2015 at 8:22 pm

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  1. the Dulles brothers are easy to loathe!


    Jude Cowell

    November 5, 2015 at 8:39 pm

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