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... The reality, of course, is harder to get a grasp of, as spies are, by their very nature, extremely secretive. This book, The Second Oldest Profession, advertises itself as a history of spying in the Twentieth Century, and on the whole it doesn’t disappoint. The author, Phillip Knightly, ... Read review
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The spying game

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"...I’ve always thought so. From the wild excesses of the Bond films to the miserable old men of John Le Carré’s novels, I’ve always had a lot of time for spy fiction. The reality, of course, is harder to get a grasp of, as spies are, by their very nature, extremely secretive. This book, The Second Oldest Profession, advertises itself as a history of spying in the Twentieth Century, and on the whole it doesn’t disappoint. The author, Phillip Knightly, ..." Read review
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Edition Paperback
Author Phillip Knightley
Original Release Year 2003
EAN 9781844130917
ISBN 1844130916

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