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Daniel P. Mannix – The Hell Fire Club

Posted by demonik on October 22, 2009

Daniel P. Mannix – The Hell Fire Club (Four Square, 1961, reprinted 1962; originally Ballantine, 1959)


The rise and fall of a shocking secret society;
perversion and politics were its sole interests

It was the most infamous club the world has ever known.
Its meetings were held in ruined abbeys and elaborately obscene caves
Its member were high-placed politicians, landed gentry and famous men of the arts.

Its orgies and revels rocked the nation and caused the biggest riot in British history.
The story of the Hell-Fire Club. A story which has fascinated and repelled the world for two centuries.

See also the Daniel P. Maddix and Hell Fire Club threads on the Vault Of Evil forum

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Richard Harrington – Hellfire Today

Posted by demonik on June 13, 2009

Richard Harrington – Hellfire Today (New English Library, 1972)


“The Hell-Fire Club was an aristocratic temple of debauchery broken up in 1770. Lord Stoneham revives it in the twentieth century to further his business plans. But is the old Club really dead?”

Thanks to Steve Goodwin for providing the blurb

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