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The Faber book of espionage

Author: Nigel West
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the creation of the British Secret Service in 1909, a tradition has developed in both fiction and non-fiction - from Graham Greene to Anthony Cavendish. This anthology seeks clues to authentic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel West
ISBN: 057116854X 9780571168545
OCLC Number: 28963880
Description: viii, 610 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The First World War (Sir Compton Mackenzie ; Henry Landau ; L.B. Weldon ; A.E.W. Mason ; W. Somerset Maugham ; Edward Knoblock ; Erskine Childers) --
Anti-Bolshevik operations (Sir Paul Dukes ; Dick Ellis ; William J. Gibson ; Allan Monkhouse ; Sir Samuel Hoare ; Augustus Agar ; Sidney Reilly ; George Hill ; Reginald Teague-Jones ; Conrad O'Brien-ffrench) --
Wartime sabotage (Alexander Rickman ; Julian Amery ; Walter Striling ; H. Montgomery Hyde ; David E. Walker ; Geoffrey Household ; Bickham Sweet-Escott ; Basil Davidson ; Archibald Lyall ; Eric Maschwitz ; Sir Gerald Glover) --
M15 at war (Sir John Masterman ; Lord Rothschild ; Leonard J. Burt ; Derek Tangye ; Ronald Reed ; Anthony Simkins ; Dennis Wheatley ; Roger Fulford ; Stephen Watts) --
Broadway (Rex Fletcher ; Sir James Marshall-Cornwall ; Ian Fleming ; Robert Cecil ; Hugh Trevor-Roper ; Fred Winterbotham ; Valentine Williams ; R.V. Jones ; Robert Carew-Hunt ; Kenneth Cohen) Overseas stations (Graham Greene ; Malcolm Muggeridge ; Leslie Nicholson ; Nigel Clive ; Phillip Johns ; Henry Kerby ; A.J. Ayer ; Sigismund Best ; John Bruce Lockhart ; Nicholas Elliott) --
The agents (Dusko Popov ; John Moe ; Juan Pujol ; Lily Sergueiev ; Eddie Chapman ; Edward Spiro ; Tom Driberg ; Wolfgang zu Putlitz ; Guy Burgess ; Roman Garby-Czerniawski ; Marie-Madeleine Fourcade) --
The adventurers (Adrian Gallegos ; Patrick Whinney ; John Cross ; Xan Fielding ; David Smiley) --
The evaders (J.M. Langley ; Donald Darling ; Airey Neave ; Nubar Gulbenkian ; Roland Rieul ; John Brown) --
Post-war SIS (Monyt Woodhouse ; George Young ; Goronwy Rees ; Brian Montgomery ; John Colvin ; Hugh Seton-Watson) --
Post-war M15 (John Bingham ; David Cornwell ; Charlotte Bingham ; William Magan ; Alistair Horne ; Maxwell Knight ; Miranda Ingram ; Cathy Massiter ; George M. Leggett) Illicit disclosure (Joan Millett ; Arthur Martin ; Stephen de Mowbray ; Peter Wright ; Anthony Cavendish ; Kim Philby ; George Blake ; Sir Percy Sillitoe ; Greville Wynne).
Responsibility: edited by Nigel West.

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