GREAT TRUE SPY STORIES by Allen-Ed. Dulles

GREAT TRUE SPY STORIES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An omnibus display of The Craft of Intelligence (1963) in some forty pieces which have been generally and specifically introduced by the editor--three quarters of which deal with modern times, World War II and after. Mr. Dulles believes that an agent may achieve a great coup without being very interesting (Fuchs) or may be exciting without accomplishing anything significant (Nathan Hale) and has liquidated some legends (Mata Hari). You will however be re-introduced to Cicero, Penkovskiy, Casanova, Fuchs, George Washington among others, and the contributors include such names as Alan Moorehead, Corey Ford, Alexander Hamilton, Rebecca West and Herodotus. Not for the dilettante since this is intended coequally as history and entertainment, a substantial spyscape which runs to 450 pages.

Pub Date: Feb. 28th, 1967
Publisher: Harper & Row