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Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Traitor, Hero, Spy Paperback – 22 Sept. 2016

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This is the most amazing book, full of fascinating and hair-raising true life adventures ... It would be impossible to recommend it too highlyMail on Sunday

fascinating biography of this most astonishing and insouciant of double agents ... incredibleSunday Telegraph

Superb. Meticulously researched, splendidly told, immensely entertaining and often very moving -- John le Carré

never misses a delightful, haunting or terrifying detail ... Buy it for dads everywhere but read it too ― Observer

Never short on thrillsIndependent on Sunday

cracker of a Second World War double-agent yarn ― The Times

The story of Eddie Chapman is different.
In fiction it would be rejected as improbable -- MI5

makes you think inescapably of a certain 007Sunday Times

As engrossing as any thrillerDaily Telegraph

If you're looking for
a good spy thriller, I definitely recommend this ― Daily Express

Book Description

The thrilling real-life story of a double agent in the Second World War

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bloomsbury Paperbacks (22 Sept. 2016)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 400 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1408885409
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1408885406
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 19.8 x 2.6 x 13.1 cm
  • Customer reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 2,847 ratings

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Ben Macintyre is a writer-at-large for The Times of London and the bestselling author of A Spy Among Friends, Double Cross, Operation Mincemeat, Agent Zigzag, and Rogue Heroes, among other books. Macintyre has also written and presented BBC documentaries of his work.

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