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Great spy stories

Author: Allen Dulles
Publisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Castle, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Confessing to a weakness for tales about spying, one of the best-known intelligence experts of our time selected for this collection 32 examples of the art. His choices, ranging from the Trojan Wars to the age of Cold War technology, reflect the various facets of intelligence operations.
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Genre/Form: Spy stories
Short stories
Spy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Dulles
ISBN: 0890097178 9780890097175
OCLC Number: 10479668
Description: xiv, 433 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Told as it was: Recruitment of the archtraitor; from Panther's Feast / Robert Asprey --
Defection of Kuznetov; from Topaz / Leon Uris --
Happy, the Joe; from Call It Treason / George Locke Howe --
Stockings of Major Andre; from The Secret Road / Bruce Lancaster --
Cloak and Bomb: Conspiracy up to the ears; from Azef / Roman Goul --
Conversation on the train; from Birds Fall Down / Rebecca West --
Mr. Vladimir and Mr. Verloc; from Secret Agent / Joseph Conrad --
Mask and intrigue --
General of the order; from Vicomte de Bragelonne / Alexandre Dumas --
Entrapping a lady; from Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy --
"Dangerous German Spy:" Bruce-Partington plans; from Later adventures of Sherlock Holmes / A. Conan Doyle --
Intruders; from Riddle of the Sands / Erskine Childers --
Guarding the Zeppelins; from Drink to Yesterday / Manning Coles --
Defector who didn't make it; from Dark Duet / Peter Cheyney --
Mysterious East: Message to Umballa; from Kim / Rudyard Kipling --
I.A.; from Mountolive / Lawrence Durrell --
Far from home; from Spylight / James Leasor --
Interlude between the wars: Assistant producer; from Nabakov's Dozen / Vladamir Nabokov --
Betrayal; from Darkness at Noon / Arthur Koestler --
Belgrade, 1926; from Coffin for Dimitrios / Eric Ambler --
Spit and image: Problems of identity; from Great Impersonation / E. Phillips Oppenheim --
Confusion of Celts; from Assignment in Brittany / Helen MacInnes --
Deception: Trojan horse; from Aeneid / Virgil --
Belated promotion; from Operation Heartbreak / Duff Cooper --
Curious Experience; from American Claimant / Samuel L. Clemens --
Brainwashing: Little piece of Hungary: from Ipcress file / Len Deighton --
Trigger; from Manchurian candidate / Richard Condon --
Some losers: Taylor's run; from Looking Glass War / John Le Carre' --
End of James; from From Russia with love / Ian Fleming --
Giulia Lazzari; from Ashenden / W. Somerset Maugham --
Gimmickry: All's well; from On Hazardous Duty / David St. John --
Spoofs: Recruitment of Walter Blankensop; from Water on the Brain / Sir Compton MacKenzie --
Inventive Mr. Wormold; from Our Man in Havana / Graham Greene.
Responsibility: edited by Allen Dulles.

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Confessing to a weakness for tales about spying, one of the best-known intelligence experts of our time selected for this collection 32 examples of the art. His choices, ranging from the Trojan Wars to the age of Cold War technology, reflect the various facets of intelligence operations.

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