Undercover Lives

Undercover Lives

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There are many heavy tomes on the KGB either written by western intelligence experts or Russian defectors, but this is the first time that loyal agents have spoken about what it was really like to work for the Lubyanka. Their memories of their postings to Paris, Rome, London, Cairo, New York, Mexico and Bangkok are full of fascinating tales of how they recruited foreigners, avoided the local counter-intelligence, argued with Moscow Centre and managed to have a good time on their shoe-string budgets. Each chapter has a particular theme so that the agents' accounts do not become repetitive. This is an extremely eye-opening book which is both hilarious and tragic. It is presented as a witty travel guide, introducing readers to a view of the great capitals of the world from a completely unique perspective.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 24mm | 140.61g
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753807904
  • 9780753807903

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