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Ben MacIntyre visits Bookoccino
Ben McIntyre, the international best-selling
The Spy and the Traitor tops our list. ‘The best spy book I have ever read.’ Ray exclaims.
When British PM Margaret Thatcher met Mikhail Gorbachev for the first time, this double agent spy briefed both sides!
Bookoccino reader’s chose Agent Sonya for their book club. This is the true story of an ‘ordinary’ British housewife who plotted to kill Hitler; spied in Manchuria; helped Stalin get the bomb; and hid in plain sight.
Operation Mincemeat, about ‘the man who never was,’ recounts the most deceptive espionage operation of WWII; a major motion picture with Colin Firth.
Ben‘s most recent book, Colditz: Prisoners of the Castle is set in a Gothic castle that the Nazis used as a POW camp.