Spy and the traitor book
The Tale of 'The Spy and the Traitor' - The Moscow TimesLook Inside. Sep 18, Minutes Buy. Aug 06, ISBN Sep 18, ISBN Sep 18, Minutes. Their obsession ultimately doomed Gordievsky: the CIA officer assigned to identify him was none other than Aldrich Ames, the man who would become infamous for secretly spying for the Soviets. Macintyre has also written and presented BBC documentaries of his work.
Ben Macintyre introduces The Spy and the Traitor
The Spy and the Traitor
A thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians - now with a new afterword. On a warm July evening in , a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless secrets from deep within the Soviet intelligence machine.