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By Henry Hemming

ISBN-10: 1478922370

ISBN-13: 9781478922377

ISBN-10: 1610396847

ISBN-13: 9781610396844

ISBN-10: 1784752045

ISBN-13: 9781784752040

Spying is the artwork of realizing who to trust-and who to betray
Maxwell Knight was once probably the best spymaster in heritage, rumored to be the real-life thought for the James Bond personality "M." He did greater than an individual in his period to strive against the emerging risk of fascism in Britain in the course of international conflict II, even with his personal heritage inside of this circulation. He used to be additionally really eccentric--a thrice-married jazz aficionado who saved a menagerie of unique pets--and virtually absolutely unqualified for espionage.
Yet he had a present for turning virtually a person right into a fearless undercover agent. Knight's paintings revolutionized British intelligence, pioneering using lady brokers, between different accomplishments. In telling Knight's striking tale, Agent M additionally unearths for the 1st time in print the names and tales of a few of the boys and ladies recruited by way of Knight, on behalf of MI5, who have been requested to infiltrate the country's most threatening political organizations.
Drawing on an unlimited array of unique resources, Agent M finds not just the tale of 1 of the world's maximum intelligence operators, however the sacrifices and braveness required to confront fascism in the course of a nation's darkest time.

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