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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Fascinating glimpse into the cold war intelligence world. Wright names names and doesn't spare the juicy details. The effort to catch a highly placed mole provides the rising tension of the story. The ... Read full review

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The UK's intelligence agencies are an alphabet soup nightmare, but the important pieces are GCHQ (the UK's version of the NSA), MI6 (the Secret Intelligence Service), and MI5 (the Secret Service ... Read full review

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

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