The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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Product Features

  • The Spy and the Traitor is written by Ben Macintyre, author of "A Spy Among Friends"
  • In 1989 a man walked into an East Berlin café for breakfast and crossed paths with Bernon Mitchell, a young US Airman
  • Who would have guessed that he was not only going to kick off the Great War but be responsible for some of its worst atrocities?
  • - This book will take you on their incredible journey.
  • - Discover truths about life in wartime Russia as well as revelations about intelligence gathering in Moscow.

Product Overview

  • Publisher : Crown; 1st Edition (September 18, 2018)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 368 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1101904194
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1101904190
  • Item Weight : 1.45 pounds
  • Dimensions : 6.4 x 1 x 9.5 inches

About The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

In this riveting new book, Ben Macintyre tells the story of Oleg Gordievsky, the most important spy of the Cold War era—and one of the most extraordinary double agents in history. Rewarded with Britain’s highest honor for valor, Gordievsky was a towering figure in Soviet intelligence who spied on Russia for MI6 from inside the KGB. During his years as a secret agent, he had a unique view into the top-secret world of Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin. In The Spy and the Traitor, Ben Macintyre uses Gordievsky’s unprecedented access to describe in astonishing detail the

Top Positive Reviews

  • 1. The Spy and the Traitor tells the greatest espionage story of the Cold War.
  • 2. It is a gripping, real-life tale of treason, betrayal, and heroism.
  • 3. The book is written with authority and insight by Ben Macintyre, one of the world's leading journalists and historians of espionage.
  • 4. It is an important addition to the literature on this fascinating period in history

Top Negative Reviews

  • Learn to use Chapters correctly.
  • Too much

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