Truth is often much much weirder than fiction

Ben Macintyre, who rather seems to have cornered the market in factual books about espionage in this country, both during the Second World War and then later, during the period of the Cold War, has here written a complex account of the part that not just spies, but those who were double agents, or even triple agents, turned, and turned again – or always firmly on the Allied side, but convincing Germany they were her spies. 538 more words