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The Perfect English Spy: Sir Dick White and the Secret War 1935-90

by Tom Bower

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Bestselling spy novelist Charles Cumming has chosen to discuss The Perfect English Spy by Tom Bower on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject - Espionage, saying that:



"...Bower’s book is a biography of Sir Dick White, who was the head of MI5 between 1953 and 1956 and of SIS [MI6] between 1956 and 1968. In other words, right the way through the trauma of the Cambridge spies: Old Etonians, gentlemen, hoodwinking the Establishment..."



The full interview is available here: http://fivebooks.com/interviews/charles-cumming-on-espionage ( )
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A profile of Dick White, a former schoolmaster who rose to become the respected chief of Britain's counter-intelligence bureau, exposes a dramatic career stretching from the dawn of World War II to the ""Spycatcher Affair.""

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