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Hardback:The spy and the traitor, the greatest espionage story of the Cold War:2018 The spy and the traitor, the greatest espionage story of the Cold War
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Author: Macintyre
Publication year: 2018
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Viking
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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless secrets from deep within the Soviet intelligence machine. No spy had done more to damage the KGB. The Safeway bag was a signal: to activate his escape plan to be smuggled out of Soviet Russia. So began one of the boldest and most extraordinary episodes in the history of spying. Ben Macintyre reveals a tale of espionage, betrayal and raw courage that changed the course of the Cold War forever.

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Fantastic book!
18/06/19
Crail
Edinburgh
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Paperback:A foreign field:2002
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Large print:Operation Mincemeat:2010
Author: Macintyre, Ben
Year 2010
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eBook:The spy and the traitor:2019.
Author: Macintyre, Ben.
Year 2019.
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Large print:A spy among friends:2015:Large print ed.
Author: Macintyre, Ben
Year 2015
Media class: Large print
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Hardback:Double Cross:2012
Author: Macintyre, Ben
Year 2012
Media class: Hardback
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