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Kim philby and the great betrayal by ben macintyre, tinker, tailor, soldie. Top 10 books about spies the literature of espionage, like its subjects, is often not to be trusted. Check out these 10 chapter books for boys that our filled with adventure and fun. Thoroughly researched and highly detailed, this worldbook delves into the knucklebiting tension of the cold war. From cracking codes to tailing suspects via the art of cunning disguise, this book is a must for budding. Women have been central to american spycraft since 1776, and they continued to play important roles in the world war iiera office of strategic services oss, the cias predecessor. Im not sure why the sellers are asking so much money for this book. Return to the golden age of espionage in this brand new spycraft setting. Simon ecob describes all the tricks and tips to becoming a secret agent, from setting up headquarters and planning undercover missions to making spy rings and mastering morse code. Have bought all of the ology books for my daughter and absolute love the series so much in each book. The secret history of the cias spytechs, from communism to alqaeda by robert wallace, h.
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