Agent Zigzag

Ben Macintyre


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‘If you’re looking for a good spy thriller, I definitely recommend this’ Daily Express
The thrilling real-life story of a double agent in the Second World War
ISBN: 9781408885406 Category:


From the bestselling author of Operation Mincemeat, now a major filmSHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD‘Engrossing as any thriller’ Daily Telegraph‘Superb. Meticulously researched, splendidly told, immensely entertaining’ John le Carré‘This is the most amazing book, full of fascinating and hair-raising true life adventures … It would be impossible to recommend it too highly’ Mail on Sunday_______One December night in 1942, a Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire field. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His name was Eddie Chapman, but he would shortly become MI5’s Agent Zigzag. Dashing and suave, courageous and unpredictable, Chapman was by turns a traitor, a hero, a villain and a man of conscience. But, as his spymasters and many lovers often wondered, who was the real Eddie Chapman?Ben Macintyre weaves together diaries, letters, photographs, memories and top-secret MI5 files to create an exhilarating account of Britain’s most sensational double agent.

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Weight 0.32 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.6 cm






viii, 372 , 16 unnumbered of plates




940.548641092 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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