Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

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Dell, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 496 pages
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In 1976, former Assistant Director of MI5 Peter Wright left British Intelligence when the government had repeatedly refused to pursue his discovery of the infamous "Fifth Man" in the Burgess-Maclean-Philby-Blunt KGB spy ring. An uncensored account of the American and British business of spying--a work so revealing it has been banned in Britain.

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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

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1987)

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

Paul Greengrass wrote and directed the critically lauded, documentary-style feature Bloody Sunday as well as the international blockbuster The Bourne Supremacy. His other credits include Omagh, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, The Fix, The Theory of Flight, and Resurrected. He has also written and directed many documentaries including the official Live Aid documentary, Food, Trucks and Rock and Roll. He lives in England.

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