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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  • The Spy and the Traitor tells the greatest espionage story of the Cold War
  • Learn about betrayal, sacrifice, and heroism in this riveting book
  • Understand one of the most complex periods in world history
  • Get a unique perspective on history from an award-winning author

Product Overview

  • Publisher : Random House Audio; Unabridged edition (September 18, 2018)
  • Language : English
  • ISBN-10 : 052564380X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0525643807
  • Item Weight : 8 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.1 x 1.1 x 5.9 inches

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

In The Spy and the Traitor, Ben Macintyre tells the astonishing story of Oleg Gordievsky, the man who saved Western intelligence from disaster during the Cold War. A KGB colonel turned MI6 agent, Gordievsky was one of the most valuable spies in history, and his activities exposed Soviet treachery on an unprecedented scale. Drawing on previously unseen papers from British and Russian archives, as well as interviews with key players including Gordievsky himself, Macintyre has created a gripping narrative of espionage and betrayal that brings to life the shadowy world of international intrigue. Macint

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  • The true story of the greatest espionage story of the Cold War
  • A much more powerful and nuanced portrait than that presented in fiction
  • Explores how two men from different countries were torn apart by their politics, but united by their humanity
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Product features
6.67
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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  • Too much