Reveals how intellectual Isaiah Oggins worked as a Cold War spy for the Soviet Union before he was brutally murdered in 1947 on Stalin's orders, tracing his rise from a brilliant Columbia University graduate to a safe-house resident in Berlin who monitored the activities of the Romanovs and the Japanese.
The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction is a detailed overview of the rich history and achievements of the British espionage story in literature, cinema and television. It provides detailed yet accessible information on numerous individual authors, novels, films, filmmakers, television dramas and significant themes within the broader field of the British spy story. It contains a wealth of facts, insights and perspectives, and represents the best single source for the study and appreciation of British spy fiction. British spy fiction is widely regarded as the most significant and accomplished in the world and this book is the first attempt to bring together an informed survey of the achievements in the British spy story in literature, cinema and television. The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 200 cross-referenced entries on individual authors, stories, films, filmmakers, television shows and the various sub-genres of the British spy story. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about British spy fiction.
"This essential sourcebook to the spy and thriller novel offers mystery fans fully annotated entries on more than 1,300 titles by over 150 authors in the genre. The perfect companion to early classics by Ian Fleming, Somerset Maugham, and Graham Greene, this volume also covers more recent works by Len Deighton, John le Carre, and Tom Clancy."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Smart. Funny. Fearless."It's pretty safe to say that Spy was the most influential magazine of the 1980s. It might have remade New York's cultural landscape; it definitely changed the whole tone of magazine journalism. It was cruel, brilliant, beautifully written and perfectly designed, and feared by all. There's no magazine I know of that's so continually referenced, held up as a benchmark, and whose demise is so lamented" --Dave Eggers. "It's a piece of garbage" --Donald Trump.
What Bernard Sampson, protagonist of BERLIN GAME, MEXICO SET, and LONDON MATCH, is about to know may hurt him. When word gets to London Central that a cache of millions of pounds has disappeared inside the Service, Samson is determined to learn the truth. But not even that discovery will help if the Department itself wants his blood....
Catch the first three Curious Cat Spy Club titles in one adorable collection! No one at school knows that Kelsey, Becca, and Leo are secretly friends. They have nothing in common—until they rescue three kittens and form a club to help animals through volunteering, spying, and solving mysteries. Includes The Curious Cat Spy Club, The Mystery of the Zorse's Mask, and Kelsey the Spy.