- Publisher: Pan (1999)
- ASIN: B000W2VK1Y
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (46 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,510,960 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Peter Wright's account of his time in MI5 is vivid and shocking!
As "Spycatcher" proves, the intelligence game is like a hall or mirrors - you're never sure if you're seeing something real or something which is exactly backwards.
`Spycatcher' reveals how extensively the KGB infiltrated the government and secret services of post WWII Great Britain.
I just could not put this book down , even though a lot of the technical information was way over my head , I found the whole read , interesting, informative , and an insight into... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Hephaistion
In some ways, Spycatcher is a depressing antidote to the James Bond myth, revealing the MI-5 to have been a ridiculously underfunded entity, choked in its bureaucratic paralysis to... Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. Simon
Maybe someone who finished this book can tell me if the author becomes a more compelling storyteller later in the book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Thadeus Bacon
This review is based only on the detailed and interesting book. Page numbers refer to my paperback edition, (Heinemann Australia). Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rerevisionist
Finally reading this 20 years after the scandal of it's publication, it really seems pretty tame. The writing style is fairly two-dimensional, although it's interesting to get a... Read morePublished 13 months ago by RadioMaven
Having read the book twice and thought about the situation detailed, I feel so sorry for this dedicated man who spent his working life trying to protect Britain by endeavouring to... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Mrs EK Melville
i cannot write a book review on it but it is an old book and we got it good price. thanks.Published 18 months ago by Erhan K.
Some would say Peter Wright should never have written this book. I am glad he did as it highlights the scandlous behavious some officers in Mi5 engaged in. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Mr. S. M. Blandford