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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  • Combines top-level storytelling with meticulously documented espionage
  • Insightful and informative narrative exploring the complicated relationship between intelligence services and their agents
  • Learn more about an era of espionage that changed the course of history

Product Overview

  • Publisher : Random House Large Print; Large type / Large print edition (September 18, 2018)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 608 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 198484153X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1984841537
  • Item Weight : 1.3 pounds
  • Dimensions : 6.1 x 1 x 9.2 inches

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

The Spy and the Traitor is a riveting account of Oleg Gordievsky, a Russian spy who played a pivotal role in hastening the end of the Cold War. A New York Times bestseller and named one of the year's best books by The Economist, this finely crafted work tells the story of Gordievsky's years spent working undercover for the Americans during the height of the Cold War. With vivid detail and stunning insights into historical events, this is an essential read for anyone interested in espionage, international relations, and world history.

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  • Learn about one of the most interesting Cold War-era espionage stories
  • Understand how intelligence and security agencies operate
  • Explore the people and events that shaped history

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9.40

Product Ratings
Product features
10
Online Popularity
10
Customer Positive Reviews
9.8
Customer Negative Reviews
0.2

Pros
  • MacIntyre does it again
  • Splendid history & a gripping read
  • Ben Macintyre - the LeCarre of Non-Fiction
  • Mrs. Thatcher's Spy
  • Outstanding, interesting read; masterfully told story

Cons
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