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Their Trade is Treachery


  • Title: Their Trade is Treachery
  • Author: Chapman Pincher
  • ISBN: 9780283988479
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback

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    1. Although Chapman Pincher’s book here mainly concentrates upon the Cambridge spy ring of Maclean, Burgess, Philby, Blunt and the elusive fifth man, he covers the whole of the Soviet penetration of the Western world during the twentieth century. Although the suspects still alive at the time the book was written are not named - through the fear of the author succumbing to our vastly unfair libel laws – those that cannot respond to the charges are all named. This includes Sir Roger Hollis who Pe [...]

    2. Bestselling spy novelist Charles Cumming has chosen to discuss Their Trade is Treachery by Chapman Pincher on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject - Espionage, saying that:"Chapman Pincher is about 95, still alive, and has been a thorn in the side of the Establishment throughout his long career as a journalist. In the early 1980s, he published Their Trade is Treachery, in which he alleged that Sir Roger Hollis, who had been the head of MI5, was a Soviet agent. The book caused a great [...]

    3. Spy or no spyThis book is a very detailed examination of the facts surrounding the existence or otherwise of Soviet spies inside Western intelligence agencies before, during and after World War II. Much of this information has been suppressed by various governments and the security services in order to protect people still alive or to hide the incompetence of various security agencies' failure to identify and expose suspect individuals. It is a very interesting read despite its length and very d [...]

    4. An interesting, quick read, but a lot of his information seems to be based on, "Just trust me when I say I have a reliable source for this." Which. Considering his sources are all (counter)espionage officers who don't want to be named suggests the book should be taken with a large helping of salt. He is also very keen on pointing out everyone in Britain who had had, at any point, homosexual encounters and then using it as additional proof for why they are probably KGB agents.

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