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Epub º The Spy and the Traitor The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War · 384 pages ↠ Ben macintyre ↠ [Download] ➵ The Spy and the Traitor The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War By Ben Macintyre – Helpyouantib.co.uk The celebrated Gordievsky the CIA officer assigned to identify him was none other than Aldrich Ames the man who would become infamous for secretly spying for the Soviets Unfolding the delicious three way gamesmanship between America Britain and the Soviet Union and culminating in the gripping cinematic beat by beat of Gordievsky's nail biting escape from Moscow in Ben Macintyre's latest may be his best yet Like the greatest Spy and the Traitor The MOBI #207 novels of John le Carré it brings readers deep into a world of treachery and betrayal where the lines bleed between the personal and the professional and one man's hatred of communism had the power to change the future of nations Excellent account on life of Oleg Gordievsky if you want to check for his autobiography check Next Stop Execution The Autobiography of Oleg Gordievsky Ben Macintyre knows how to write about spies what make them moving and doing stuff they did Another great books just finished recently is A Spy Among Friends Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal Both are highly recommended

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Tually became the Soviet Union's top man in London but from on he was secretly working for MI For nearly a decade as the Cold War reached its twilight Gordievsky helped the West turn the tables on the KGB exposing Russian spies and helping to foil countless intelligence plots as the Soviet leadership grew increasingly paranoid at the United States's nuclear first strike capabilities and brought the world closer to the brink of war Desperate to keep the circle of trust close MI never revealed Gordievsky's name to its counterparts in the CIA which in turn grew obsessed with figuring out the identity of Britain's obviously top level source Their obsession ultimately doomed Another fascinating spy story from Ben Macintyre The Spy and the Traitor focuses on Oleg Gordievsky who was a KGB agent but was also secretly spying for the British intelligence service in the 1970s and 80sI didn't know much about Gordievsky before starting this book which made the true story seem all the incredible Previously I had read and enjoyed Macintyre's A Spy Among Friends which was about Kim Philby a British agent who was secretly spying for the KGB If you are interested in Cold War history this is a great read Highly recommendedOpening Passage of Chapter 1Oleg Gordievsky was born into the KGB shaped by it loved by it twisted damaged and very nearly destroyed by it The Soviet spy service was in his heart and in his blood His father worked for the intelligence service all his life and wore his KGB uniform every day including weekends The Gordievskys lived amid the spy fraternity in a designated apartment block ate special food reserved for officers and spent their free time socializing with other spy families Gordievsky was a child of the KGB

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The Spy and the Traitor The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold WarThe celebrated author of A Spy Among Friends and the Kindle #210 and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet a thrilling The Spy EpubCold War era tale of Oleg Gordievsky the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the collapse of the Soviet UnionIf anyone Spy and the Kindle #212 could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British double agent Kim Philby it was Oleg Gordievsky The son of Spy and the Traitor The MOBI #207 two KGB agents and the product of the best Soviet institutions the savvy sophisticated Gordievsky grew to see his nation's communism as both criminal and philistine He took his first posting for Russian intelligence in and even Warning Do not start the final third unless you have nothing else to doLiterally could not stop—I was at the edge of my seatWhat A Story Riveting and unputdownable Reads like a movie instead of a real life taleWill be reading Ben Macintyre