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Goodbye to An Old Friend

Freemantle, Brian (eBook - 2011 )
Goodbye to An Old Friend
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At the height of the Cold War, a British intelligence agent investigates a Russian defector with a deadly secretAdrian Dodds is a man without hobbies, friends, or family, who works a very peculiar job. Though he looks like a pencil pusher, he is a British counter-intelligence agent. In his own quiet, bureaucratic way, Dodds is vital to the security of the United Kingdom. His latest assignment is debriefing Viktor Pavel, a Soviet aeronautics genius who escapes his handlers to become the Cold War’s most high-profile defector. Can he be trusted, or was he sent over as part of an elaborate Russian ruse? The truth is more complex than Dodds can imagine. Based on years of experience covering foreign affairs for English newspapers, this is one of the first novels by Brian Freemantle, one of the finest espionage authors of the Cold War. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
Authors: Freemantle, Brian
Title: Goodbye to an old friend
[electronic resource (eBook)]
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, [2011]
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Notes: Previously published c1973.
Restrictions on Access: May be limited to subscribing institutions.
Summary: At the height of the Cold War, a British intelligence agent investigates a Russian defector with a deadly secretAdrian Dodds is a man without hobbies, friends, or family, who works a very peculiar job. Though he looks like a pencil pusher, he is a British counter-intelligence agent. In his own quiet, bureaucratic way, Dodds is vital to the security of the United Kingdom. His latest assignment is debriefing Viktor Pavel, a Soviet aeronautics genius who escapes his handlers to become the Cold War’s most high-profile defector. Can he be trusted, or was he sent over as part of an elaborate Russian ruse? The truth is more complex than Dodds can imagine. Based on years of experience covering foreign affairs for English newspapers, this is one of the first novels by Brian Freemantle, one of the finest espionage authors of the Cold War. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
ISBN: 1453226443
9781453226445
Statement of Responsibility: Brian Freemantle
Subject Headings: Defectors Soviet Union Fiction. Secret service Great Britain Fiction.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Topical Term: Defectors
Secret service
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