Sallust. Gregory Sallust.
Before there was James Bond, there was Gregory Sallust. Dennis Wheatley’s ruthless spy became active almost two decades before Ian Fleming published his first book. Daring, debonair, and ruthless, over the course of seven novels Sallust infiltrates the German military and saves Europe from Hitler. Wheatley stepped into the pages of his own fiction when he became a deception planner in Churchill’s bunker, channeling his flair for narrative into elaborate feints for the enemy, providing a path to victory for the Allies. Read all about it in our latest story, D for Deception.
Illustration by Camille Rogine