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

  • Written by an NBC News National Security Correspondent
  • Details the story of how one British spy uncovered a ring of Soviet double agents and defectors before they were able to wreak havoc on England.
  • Compelling, based on real events
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Product Overview

  • ASIN : B0782X9PFP
  • Publisher : Crown; Reprint edition (September 18, 2018)
  • Publication date : September 18, 2018
  • Language : English
  • File size : 71714 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 415 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN : 0771060351
  • Lending : Not Enabled

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

The Spy and the Traitor is a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War. Gordievsky was one of the most crucial spies in history—a man who, as a member of the KGB, had access to the deepest secrets of Soviet intelligence. In 1980, he passed on word to MI6 that Yuri Andropov, then head of the KGB, was planning to assassinate Pope John Paul II. MI6 quickly spirited him out of Russia and into hiding in England, where he spent ten years undercover. In 1990, as communism began to collapse across Eastern Europe, Gordievsky finally emerged from hiding and revealed himself to be

Top Positive Reviews

  • A shocking true story of espionage and betrayal
  • Written by master storyteller Ben MacIntyre
  • The inside account of a man who helped turn the Cold War green
  • Learn from past intelligence agencies mistakes to avoid them in your company

Top Negative Reviews

  • Learn to use Chapters correctly.
  • Too much

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Customer Positive Reviews
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  • Splendid history & a gripping read
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  • Outstanding, interesting read; masterfully told story

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