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Espionage & secret services

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

Roger Faligot

History; Asian history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Are the Chinese secret services now the most powerful in the world? After a long investigation into Beijing's intelligence... [more]

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth...

Tim Tate

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The first authoritative account of a well-kept secret: the British Fifth Column and its activities during the Second World... [more]

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

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

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

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The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History...

Frank Close

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear structure physics

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Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken... [more]

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's Espionage Masterminds

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's...

Sinclair McKay

Espionage & secret services; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Trivia & quiz question books

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Pit your wits against the greatest minds of our time with brain bogglers, puzzles and hidden codes inspired by the secret... [more]

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring...

Andrew Lownie

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton --Title page verso. [more]

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

Christopher Moran

History; Espionage & secret services

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Christopher Moran examines why America's spies are so happy to spill the beans on the service, and looks at the damage done... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II

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The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II...

Helen Fry

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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A history of the elaborate and brilliantly sustained World War II intelligence operation by which Hitler's generals were tricked... [more]

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat...

Eric Haseltine

True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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The thrilling, true, cold-war era story of counterespionage in Moscow and the clandestine eavesdropping arms race. [more]

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Espionage & secret services

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The wickedly funny sequel to the MI5 and Me, described by Tatler as 'a stone cold comic classic', following the irrepressible... [more]

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins,...

Annie Jacobsen

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political leaders & leadership; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [more]

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Blaine Harden

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Korean War; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea. [more]

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The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats

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The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in...

Richard A Clarke, Robert K Knake

Central government policies; Espionage & secret services; Information technology industries; Science funding & policy

Hardback

An urgent new warning from two bestselling security experts--and a gripping inside look at how governments, firms, and ordinary... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

Nigel West

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

A vital reassessment of Axis intelligence released for the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, using newly declassified... [more]

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...

Steve Coll

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Espionage & secret services; War & defence operations

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In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. Superficially... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler

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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest...

Lynne Olson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became... [more]

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To Catch a Spy: The Art of Counterintelligence

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To Catch a Spy: The Art of Counterintelligence

James M. Olson

History; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The United States is losing the counterintelligence war. Foreign intelligence services, particularly those of China, Russia,... [more]

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Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel

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Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel

Matti Friedman

True crime; History; Middle Eastern history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The story of a ragtag unit known as the Arab Section, which was conceived in Palestine during World War II by British spies... [more]

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Up Against the Wall: The KGB and Latvia

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Up Against the Wall: The KGB and Latvia

Vincent Hunt

History; Military history; Police & security services; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms

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A hundred years of oppression, seen through the eyes of Latvians - first as the oppressors, then as the oppressed. After WWII... [more]

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an Unusual Bunch of Suspects

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an Unusual Bunch of Suspects

Michael Komesaroff

Memoirs; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

ASIO maintained a vast library of files on half a million citizens, most of whom were never a threat to Australia's security.... [more]

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub...

Josh Dean

History; European history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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A riveting, true-life tale of military history, engineering genius, and high-stakes spy-craft set during the height of the... [more]

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