Tag: Dr Nikola

Secret Library

Moriarty Meets Derren Brown: Guy Boothby’s Dr Nikola

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle enjoys Guy Boothby’s fiendish fin de siècle creation What happens if you cross Professor Moriarty with his arch-nemesis Sherlock Holmes, add in a bit of Svengali from George du Maurier’s Trilby, a dash of archetypal James Bond villain, and […]

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