The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of


The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ JOHN LE CARRA thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain s greatest historiansOn a warm July evening in , a middle aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarketThe man was a spy for MI A senior KGB officer, forthan a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless secrets from deep within the Soviet intelligence machine No spy had doneto damage the KGB The Safeway bag was a signal to activate his escape plan to be smuggled out of Soviet Russia So began one of the boldest and most extraordinary episodes in the history of espionage In The Spy and the Traitor Ben Macintyre reveals a tale of betrayal, duplicity and raw courage that changed the course of the Cold War forever Macintyre does true life espionage better than anyone else The Spy and the Traitor may well be his best book yet Evening Standard A dazzling non fiction thriller and an intimate portrait of high stakes espionage GuardianA real life thriller, as tense as John le Carr s novels, or even Ian Fleming s Economist


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