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Spycatcher affair

Chapman Pincher

Spycatcher affair

a web of deception

by Chapman Pincher

  • 122 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Wright, Peter, 1916- -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • Wright, Peter, 1916-,
    • Great Britain. MI5 -- History.,
    • Trials (Treason) -- England -- London.,
    • Intelligence officers -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Espionage -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 271) and index.

      StatementChapman Pincher.
      SeriesNew English library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD373.W73 P56 1988b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 298 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1600070M
      ISBN 100450430057
      LC Control Number91134656

      Peter Maurice Wright CBE (9 August – 27 April ) was a principal scientific officer for MI5, the British counter-intelligence agency. His book Spycatcher, written with Paul Greengrass, became an international bestseller with sales of over two million copies. Spycatcher was part memoir, part exposé of what Wright claimed were serious institutional failings in MI5 and his subsequent Children: Three.   Spycatcher is a stunning debut.” —Ted Bell, New York Times bestselling author of Warlord. A real life former field officer, Matthew Dunn makes an extraordinary debut with Spycatcher, a masterwork of international espionage fiction that crackles with electrifying authenticity. Fans of Daniel Silva, Robert Ludlum, Brad Thor, and Vince Flynn /5(41).

        ''Spycatcher'' has been equally popular at Newark Airport. ''It's the best selling book we've had in years,'' said Mike Darcy, the manager of Airport Bookshop. ''I've sold and could only get The condition of the book was as described.I read "Spycatcher" a long time ago and decided to read it again before reading biographies of the "Cambridge Five", it made for very interesting reading and I remember thinking,whenI finished reading it first time round "No /5().

      The British government's efforts to block publication of Peter Wright's Spycatcher: Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Agent climaxed in a sensational trial in Australia in that cast a shadow of disrepute on the British legal system, the Official Secrets Act and the government itself/5(11). Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer (also Spycatcher), is a book written by Peter Wright, former MI5 officer and Assistant Director, and co-author Paul Greengrass.


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Throughout all this, the book continued to be sold in Scotland; moreover, Scottish newspapers were not subject to any English gag order, and continued to report on the affair. Inevitably the British government's lack of preparation and knowledge of the legal differences between different countries within the UK weakened its standing in the case.

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