A thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians.
Ben Macintyre is the multimillion-copy bestselling author of books including Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat and A Spy Among Friends. He is a columnist and Associate Editor at The Times, and has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He regularly presents BBC series based on his acclaimed books.
The best true spy story I have ever read -- John le
[A] captivating espionage tale. In a feat of real authorial dexterity, Macintyre accurately portrays the long-game banality of spycraft-the lead time and persistence in planning-with such clarity and propulsive verve that the book often feels like a thriller. Macintyre has produced a timely and insightful page-turner. * Publishers Weekly *
Meticulously researched, splendidly told, immensely entertaining and often very moving -- John le Carre on 'Agent Zigzag'
Impeccably researched, superbly told - by far the best book on the SAS in World War II -- Antony Beevor on 'SAS'
Thrilling. Ben Macintyre is the ideal narrator * Spectator on 'SAS' *
Thorough and highly entertaining. It would be nigh on impossible to praise it too highly * Daily Express on 'SAS' *