Ace of Spies

Ace of Spies reveals for the first time the true story of Sidney Reilly, the real-life inspiration behind fictional hero James Bond.

Ace of Spies

Ace of Spies reveals for the first time the true story of Sidney Reilly, the real-life inspiration behind fictional hero James Bond. Andrew Cook's startling biography cuts through the myths to tell the full story of the greatest spy the world has ever know. Sidney Reilly influenced world history through acts of extraordinary courage and sheer audacity. He was a master spy, a brilliant con man, a charmer, a cad and a lovable rogue who lived on his wits and thrived on danger, using women shamelessly and killing where necessary - and unnecessary. Sidney Reilly is one of the most fascinating spies of the twentieth century, yet he remains one of the most enigmatic - until now.

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Ace of Spies
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Andrew Cook
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Tempus Pub Limited

Ace of Spies reveals for the first time the true story of Sidney Reilly, the real-life inspiration behind fictional hero James Bond. Andrew Cook's startling biography cuts through the myths to tell the full story of the greatest spy the world has ever know. Sidney Reilly influenced world history through
Reilly
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Robin Bruce Lockhart
Categories: Espionage, British
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher:

Bogen ligger til grund for TV-serien om mesterspionen Sidney Reilly
Looking-Glass Wars: Spies on British Screens since 1960
Language: en
Pages: 550
Authors: Alan Burton
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-31 - Publisher: Vernon Press

Looking-Glass Wars: Spies on British Screens since 1960 is a detailed historical and critical overview of espionage in British film and television in the important period since 1960. From that date, the British spy screen was transformed under the influence of the tremendous success of James Bond in the cinema
Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Alan Burton
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-04 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction is a detailed overview of the rich history and achievements of the British espionage story in literature, cinema and television. It provides detailed yet accessible information on numerous individual authors, novels, films, filmmakers, television dramas and significant themes within the broader field of
The Secrets of Spies
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Heather Vescent, Adrian Gilbert, Rob Colson
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-27 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Packed with dastardly details and top-secret stories, this book recounts thrilling tales, tools, and tricks of spies throughout history, from the ancient world of Sun Tzu to the latest cyber threats.