"Stalin's American Spy
is a compelling piece of work. It is historically rich, and yet moves along like a novel. Noel Field can be seen as an emblem of the ideology war of the '30s and its lost history. Moving and impressive." -- Robert Dover, author of Learning from the Secret Past: Cases in British Intelligence History
"This is the first truly authentic, comprehensive and factual analysis in English of the fascinating life of Noel Field, one of the most mysterious figures on Stalin's chessboard of spies, agents and stooges. The author's gripping account is more than a personal biography of a legendary figure. This book is also essential reading for understanding the world of Stalinist show trials and key chapters of the Cold War in Europe." -- Paul Lendvai, journalist and author of Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism
and Austria: New Challenges, Old Demons
"This is a superb and original book in a much under-researched area. A fine work of history."--Gerry Hughes, Lecturer in Military History, Aberystwyth University, and author of Britain, Germany and the Cold War: the search for a European Détente, 1949-1967
About the Author
Tony Sharp (PhD) has lectured in European Studies at Dundee University. He is the author of The Wartime Alliance and the Zonal Division of Germany and Pleasure and Ambition: The Life, Loves
and Wars of Augustus the Strong.