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The Looking Glass War

book | Fiction | 1965
UK → Hodder and Stoughton

Uncertain evidence suggested Soviet missiles being put in place close to the German border, while vital film had gone missing and a courier was dead. Lacking active agents and the time to recruit afresh, the Department had to find an old hand who would prove its mettle.

Fred Leiser, German-speaking Pole turned Englishman, once a qualified radio-operator, now something in the motor trade, must be called back to the colours and sent East...

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Reviews

A book of rare and great power
Financial Times

A devastating and tragic record of human, not glamour, spies
New York Herald Tribune

A bitter, bleak, superlatively written novel
Publishers Weekly

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