Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

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Viking, 1987 - Espionage - 392 pages
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'Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer', is a book written by Peter Wright, former MI5 secret service officer and Assistant Director, and co-author Paul Greengrass. It was published first in Australia. Its allegations proved scandalous on publication, but more so because the British Government attempted to ban it, ensuring its profit and notoriety.

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Review: Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

User Review  - Mike Mcconnell - Goodreads

fascinating insight into the post war cold war period at MI5. The narrative for its best to strike a balance between being strictly chronological but also bundling the relevant incidents and ... Read full review

Review: Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

User Review  - Bill Keefe - Goodreads

This was a great book! It was a great chronicle of a career, an in-depth look at the British intelligence services and a perceptive look at a culture and an era. To top it off it was very, very well ... Read full review

About the author (1987)

Wright has recently been awarded MVP status by Microsoft for his contributions to their public newsgroups

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