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  - Simon Zohhadi - Goodreads

A fascinating autobiography from Peter Wright detailing his work for British intelligence. This is a controversial book that Thatcher tried to ban. The suspicions and exposure of the Cambridge Four ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Walter - Goodreads

Although the world of espionage is fascinating in and of itself, "Spy Catcher" is a bit of a disappointment. There seems to be a literary genre of books written by disillusioned bureaucrats, military ... 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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