Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

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Viking, 1987 - Espionage - 392 pages
'Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer', is a book written by Peter Wright, former MI5 secret service officer and Assistant Director, and co-author Paul Greengrass. It was published first in Australia. Its allegations proved scandalous on publication, but more so because the British Government attempted to ban it, ensuring its profit and notoriety.

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User Review  - ElizabethCromb - www.librarything.com

A really interesting look at spy craft in the inter war and post WW2 years. Especially having seen the British TV series Spooks which deals with modern day handling that is based on what the early years has taught them. Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Not a writer of genius, but the book is quite interesting. I wonder how much of the material covered is still state of the art, and I expect that very little of it is. There's quite a gap, one would ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Wright has recently been awarded MVP status by Microsoft for his contributions to their public newsgroups

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