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狩 Free Hardcover Download @The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War ꗯ Book Author Ben Macintyre 뺕 狩 Free Hardcover Download @The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War ꗯ Book Author Ben Macintyre 뺕 Praise for The Spy and the Traitor The best true spy story I have ever read John Le Carr Readers seeking a page turning spy story, look no further The author of A Spy Among Friends and Agent Zigzag, among others, does it again, this time delivering a Cold War espionage story for the ages another cant miss account of intrigue and intelligence Boston Globe A swift moving tale of true espionage in the most desperate years of the Cold War The closing pages of Macintyres fluent yarn find Gordievsky attempting to escape captivity and flee to the West in a scenario worthy of John le Carr Oddly timely, given the return of Russian spying to the front pages, and a first rate study of the mechanics and psychology of espionage Kirkus Reviews starred review A captivating espionage tale In a feat of real authorial dexterity, Macintyre accurately portrays the long game banality of spycraftthe lead time and persistence in planningwith such clarity and propulsive verve that the book often feels like a thriller The book has a startling relevancy to the news of the day Macintyre has produced a timely and insightful page turner Publishers Weekly starred review Pick up any current true crime spy book and youll probably see a version of this phrase on the cover The Greatest Spy Story Ever Told Most of them dont live up to the billing, but the latest by Ben Macintyre comes close What makes this read propulsive is the way Macintyre tells the story almost as a character driven novel Macintyres way with details, as when he explains exactly how the KGB bugged apartments, or when he delves into KGB training, is utterly absorbing The action is punctuated with plenty of heart stopping near discoveries, betrayals, and escapes Fascinating, especially now Booklist starred review Fans of narrative nonfiction, the Cold War, spy stories, foreign relations among the United States, England, and Russia, and Macintyres previous works will greatly enjoy this incredible true account Library Journal starred reviewThe celebrated author of A Spy Among Friends and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Cold War era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the collapse of the Soviet Union.If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British double agent Kim Philby, it was Oleg Gordievsky The son of two KGB agents and the product of the best Soviet institutions, the savvy, sophisticated Gordievsky grew to see his nation s communism as both criminal and philistine He took his first posting for Russian intelligence in 1968 and eventually became the Soviet Union s top man in London, but from 1973 on he was secretly working for MI6 For nearly a decade, as the Cold War reached its twilight, Gordievsky helped the West turn the tables on the KGB, exposing Russian spies and helping to foil countless intelligence plots, as the Soviet leadership grew increasingly paranoid at the United States s nuclear first strike capabilities and brought the world closer to the brink of war Desperate to keep the circle of trust close, MI6 never revealed Gordievsky s name to its counterparts in the CIA, which in turn grew obsessed with figuring out the identity of Britain s obviously top level source Their obsession ultimately doomed Gordievsky the CIA officer assigned to identify him was none other than Aldrich Ames, the man who would become infamous for secretly spying for the Soviets Unfolding the delicious three way gamesmanship between America, Britain, and the Soviet Union, and culminating in the gripping cinematic beat by beat of Gordievsky s nail biting escape from Moscow in 1985, Ben Macintyre s latest may be his best yet Like the greatest novels of John le Carr, it brings readers deep into a world of treachery and betrayal, where the lines bleed between the personal and the professional, and one man s hatred of communism had the power to change the future of nations. Spy IMDb Title Spy Want to share IMDb s rating on your own site Use the HTML below The and Traitor by Ben Macintyre About The NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER best true spy story I have ever read JOHN LE CARR celebrated author of Double Cross Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest yet, a thrilling Americans era tale Oleg Gordievsky, Russian whose secret work helped hasten end Cold War Greatest is touted in its subhead as espionage told That isn t just publisher hype real events KGB officer diplomat reads like something from John LeCarre or Robert Ludlum storyexcept it Paulo Coelho, Paperback Barnes Noble Praise for Coelho masterful new novel Bookpage books sold than million copies worldwide, has taken Mata Hara fashioned into short dynamo Los Angeles Times A striking Macintrye review Penguin, To order copy go guardianbookshop call Free UK pp over , online orders only Coelho Hari, first her voice then point view one male admirers at this He prefers excels metaphorical stories Espionage Story fast paced fascinating biography turned British asset Gordievsky It nonfiction, but thrillers film Wikipedia American action comedy written directed Paul Feig Starring Melissa McCarthy Jason Statham Rose Byrne Miranda Hart Bobby Cannavale Allison Janney Peter Serafinowicz Morena Baccarin Jude Law films also marked fm omnipresent roots, heart, belong Oklahoma cultural curator, perfect partner all who deliver artful unexpected our growing community Netflix Official Site This drama series tells astonishing Israel most prominent spy, Eli Cohen, infiltrated Syrian government Huck Based Mark Millar comicsBen writer large London bestselling Among Friends, Cross, Operation Mincemeat, Agent Zigzag, Heroes, among other Early life His father was Angus MacIntyre, son Major Francis th King HussarsHis paternal grandmother related ancestral line Viscount NettervilleHe an elder sister, born younger brother, Author Mincemeat Goodreads booksMacintyre presented BBC documentaries BenMacintyre Twitter At time reckless bid intelligence dominance, superb counter narrative case, where smug, corrupt inside out Brits Books, Biography, Blogs columnist Associate Editor worked newspaper correspondent New York, Paris Washington ten previous including wartime double agent Eddie Chapman, which shortlisted Costa Biography Award Galaxy Book Friends Philby Great Oct historian documentary presenter Here he book Kim notorious defector Macintyre, Writer writer, known Zigzag A Foreign Field FREE shipping qualifying offers Contact Macintyre Publisher contact information Contact Poppy North Campaigns Manager, Penguin General Strand, WCR RL The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

 

    • The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
    • 4.5
    • 871
    • Hardcover
    • 384 pages
    • Ben Macintyre
    • English
    • 08 March 2016

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