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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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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Interesting read but heavy going and repetitive, taking a rest halfway, may return to it later, but not really looking forward to it.gave it another go, couldn't do it, gave up. Read full review

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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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