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BEN MACINTYRE is writer-at-large and associate editor of the Times of London. He is the author of Agent Zigzag, The Man Who Would Be King, The Englishman's Daughter, The Napoleon of Crime, and Forgotten Fatherland. He lives in London with his wife, the novelist Kate Muir, and their three children.

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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
by Ben Macintyre
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of 2007 One of the Top 10 Best Books of 2007 ( Entertainment Weekly ) New York Times Best of the Year Round-Up New York Times Editors’ Choice Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
by Ben Macintyre
Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War—while he was secretly working...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Operation Mincemeat
by Ben Macintyre
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS In 1943, from a windowless basement office in London, two brilliant intelligence officers conceived a plan that was both simple and complicated— Operation Mincemeat. The purpose? To deceive the Nazis into thinking that Allied forces were planning to attack southern...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies
by Ben Macintyre
In  Double Cross , New York Times bestselling author Ben Macintyre returns with the untold story of one of the greatest deceptions of World War II, and of the extraordinary spies who achieved it. On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. D-Day was...
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Categories: Unknown
Forgotten Fatherland: The True Story of Nietzsche's Sister and Her Lost Aryan Colony
by Ben Macintyre
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS In 1886 Elisabeth Nietzsche, Friedrich’s bigoted, imperious sister, founded a “racially pure” colony in Paraguay together with a band of blonde-haired fellow Germans. Over a century later Ben Macintyre sought out the survivors of this “Nueva Germania” to discover...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Nonfiction
For Your Eyes Only: Ian Fleming and James Bond
by Ben Macintyre
'I am going to write the spy story to end all spy stories' One morning in February 1952, a journalist called Ian Fleming sat down at his desk and set about creating a fictional secret agent. James Bond was born and would go on to become one of the most successful, enduring and lucrative creations in literature. But Bond's world...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Nonfiction
The Napoleon of Crime: The Life and Times of Adam Worth, Master Thief
by Ben Macintyre
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS He is the Napoleon of crime, Watson. He is the organizer of half that is evil and of nearly all that is undetected in this great city. He is a genius, a philosopher, an abstract thinker. . . . --Sherlock Holmes on Professor Moriarty in "The Final Problem" The Victorian...
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The Englishman's Daughter: A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War One
by Ben Macintyre
"I have a rendezvous with death, at some disputed barricade." Alan Seeger, 1916 In the first days of World War I four soldiers, left behind as the British army retreated through northern France under the first German onslaught, found themselves trapped on the wrong side of the Western Front, in a tiny village called Villeret. Just...
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Categories: Unknown
The Man Who Would Be King: The First American in Afghanistan
by Ben Macintyre
The Riveting Account of the American Who Inspired Kipling's Classic Tale and the John Huston MovieIn the year 1838, a young adventurer, surrounded by his native troops and mounted on an elephant, raised the American flag on the summit of the Hindu Kush in the mountainous wilds of Afghanistan. He declared himself Prince of Ghor, Lord of...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events; All Sports & Outdoors; Bestsellers
Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain's Secret Special Forces Unit That Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the...
by Ben Macintyre
The incredible untold story of WWII’s greatest secret fighting force, as told by our great modern master of wartime intrigue Britain’s Special Air Service—or SAS—was the brainchild of David Stirling, a young, gadabout aristocrat whose aimlessness in early life belied a remarkable strategic mind. Where most of his colleagues...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
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