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Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War
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Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War
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  • ISBN: 9781529006926
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'A scrupulous piece of reporting, necessary, timely and very sobering' John Le Carré

A Sunday Times Best Book of 2018


4 March 2018, Salisbury, England. A man and his daughter are found slumped on a bench, poisoned by the deadly nerve agent Novichok. He was a Russian national that became a MI6 spy.

Russia are publicly accused of carrying out the attack by the British government, sparking a diplomatic crisis between Russia and the West.

Then two innocent people find a discarded perfume bottle used in the attack and one of them, Dawn Sturgess, tragically dies. It is now a murder investigation. How exactly did we get here?

In The Skripal Files Mark Urban explains the most shocking espionage incident in a decade. Based on interviews with Sergei before the Salisbury poisonings, Urban describes precisely how an otherwise loyal Russian intelligence officer was turned into an agent by MI6, how Skripal was betrayed so that he found himself in a Siberian prison, and why, years later, was he was targeted for assassination.

Fascinating account of the poisoning case . . . Other books will follow on the Skripals, but they will struggle to match the texture of Urban’s research, its knowledgeable hinterland, The Times

A scrupulous piece of reporting, necessary, timely and very sobering -- John Le Carré

Engrossing . . . Urban tells the story of Skripal’s undercover career well, much of it previously unknown and gleaned from around 10 hours of conversations with him at his Salisbury home -- Luke Harding, Guardian

Based on his extensive interviews with Skripal, provide an original and often fascinating read on the games that spies played in the wake of the Cold War, Sunday Times

A detailed account of Skripal’s life leading up to these terrible events, Daily Telegraph
Detalii
Autor URBAN, Mark
An apariţie 2019
Editura Pan Books
Nr pagini 352
Dimensiuni 20 x 13 cm
Format Paperback, B
Cuvinte cheie: urban mark