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The Spycatcher omnibus

Pinto, Oreste

The Spycatcher omnibus

the spy and counter-spy adventures of Lt. -Col. Oreste Pinto

by Pinto, Oreste

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lt. Col. Oreste Pinto.
The Physical Object
Pagination479p. ;
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18137371M
ISBN 100340020792

  "Spycatcher" is a fascinating book, for many reasons. First of all, it takes the reader deeper within an actual government intelligence agency than almost any spy novel, and it has the added benefit of being true/5(5). Spy catcher. An excellent book and subsequent Spy Catchers are a waste of time by comparison to this. The stories are all remarkable and informative of those difficult WWI and WWII years. Any intelligent person must read this wonderful book at least once in their lives, and in my case twice!5/5(1).

book, Spycatcher, had previously been made public, and thus, the national security 1. Attorney-General v. Guardian Newspapers Ltd. [] 1 W.L.R. , (H.L.(E.)) (per Lord Ackner). The statement was made in his opinion upholding the temporary injunction that restrained the press from publishing.   The most electrifying espionage thriller debut in years—and one of the first in modern memory to be written by a former agent under his own nameSpycatcherMatthew DunnMatthew Dunn spent years as an MI6 field operative working on some of the West’s most clandestine missions. He recruited and ran agents, planned and participated in special 4/5(24).

  The British Government was trying to prevent the publication of Mr Wright's book, Spycatcher. The book alleged that the former head of MI5 . Newspaper caught in Spycatcher row The Attorney General is to sue the Sunday Telegraph in the continuing legal battle over a former senior secret service officer's memoirs. The British Government has tried to prevent publication of Peter Wright's Spycatcher since he first discussed it two years ago.


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