6 edition of Stalin"s Spy found in the catalog.
January 9, 2007
by I. B. Tauris
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||352|
Buy a cheap copy of Stalin's Spy: Richard Sorge And The book by Robert Whymant. Dr. Richard Sorge, writes British journalist Robert Whymant, deserves to be considered one of the most successful spies in modern history. The grand-nephew of a Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. Whymant, who spent some 20 years researching this book, tracked down survivors of the Tokyo espionage ring that Sorge led and made good use of newly opened Soviet archives to piece together the full and fascinating story of "Stalin's Spy." Sorge was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, where his German father worked in the oil fields.
Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. STALIN'S SPY: RICHARD SORGE AND TOKYO ESPIONAGE RING By Robert Whymant - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. Richard Sorge moved in a world of shifting alliances and infinite possibility. Born to a German mother and a Russian father, Sorge became a fanatical communist and the Soviet Union's most formidable spy. Like many great spies, Sorge was an effortless seducer, combining charm with a ruthless manipulation. He did not have to go snooping to find out closely guarded state secrets his.
TRUE BELIEVER reveals the life of Noel Field, an American who betrayed his country and crushed his family. Field, once a well-meaning and privileged American, spied for Stalin during the s and '40s. Then a pawn in Stalin’s sinister master strategy, Field was kidnapped and tortured by the KGB and forced to testify against his own Communist comrades. An Impeccable Spy reads similar to the compelling espionage mysteries from John Le Carre and others. Author Owen Matthews narrates the life of famed spy Sorge in a compelling manner, highlighting the good, bad, and ugly of Sorge’s life. Sorge is viewed as a tragic hero, flawed but loyal to his country, even when his country appeared to turn.
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But in An Impeccable Spy, Owen Matthews makes a convincing case that Richard Sorge (), “Stalin’s Master Agent,” merits the distinction. Certainly, Ian Fleming thinks so.
He termed Sorge “the most formidable spy in history.” An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent by Owen Matthews () pages @@@@@ (5 /5(72). This is the true story of a remarkable man who pulled off a seemingly impossible espionage mission in Tokyo, before and during World War II.
Richard Sorge, born to a Russian mother and a Stalins Spy book father, ran a network of Japanese and Europeans under the noses of Cited by: 4. Stalin's Spy book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Richard Sorge was the mastermind behind one of the most successful -- 4/5. As the title of Kati Marton’s remarkable new book has it, he was a True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy.
On a glorious October morning in New York, in a cafe on West 76th, Marton and I. An Impeccable Spy by Owen Matthews review – Stalin’s master agent Espionage at its most effective: the tale of Richard Sorge, the brilliant chancer who lived intensely and was betrayed by.
Some of the best books about real life spies and espionage. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it. The most careful assessment to date of one of the most successful spy rings ever. The career of Richard Sorge, the son Stalins Spy book a German father and a Russian mother, was filled with paradox.
He fought bravely in the German army during the First World War and was wounded three times. He became a committed communist after the war, but his wounds served to inoculate him from the suspicions of the Author: Robert Whymant.
Richard Sorge (4 October – 7 November ) was a German journalist and Soviet military intelligence officer, active before and during World War II, working undercover as a German journalist in both Nazi Germany and the Empire of codename was "Ramsay" (Russian: Рамза́й).A number of famous personalities considered him one of the most accomplished : Hero of the Soviet Union, Order of Lenin.
InStalin was He suffered either a heart attack or a series of strokes inand his health hadn't been the same since.
His paranoia, too, was at an all-time high. When he had gone in Author: Jackie Mansky. This is the true story of a remarkable man who pulled off a seemingly impossible espionage mission in Tokyo, before and during World War II.
Richard Sorge, born to a Russian mother and a German father, ran a network of Japanese and Europeans under the noses of Japan's dreaded secret police. From until he was caught in latehe transmitted priceless secrets to Red Army intelligence. Buy Stalin's Spy: Richard Sorge and the Tokyo Espionage Ring 2nd Revised edition by Whymant, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25). In An Impeccable Spy, Owen Matthews captures all the drama of Sorge’s story, and he has mined Russian and Japanese archives to provide his readers with what is now the standard work on Sorge.
This is much more than a book for spy buffs, though. Jargon is avoided, the complexities of Soviet, German, Chinese and Japanese politics and infighting of the time are skilfully navigated and the.
An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's Master Agent by Owen Matthews | Editorial Reviews. Iraq and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
His first book on Russian history, Stalin's Children, was translated into twenty-eight languages and shortlisted for The Guardian First Books Award and France's Prix Médicis. Table of : Bloomsbury Publishing. Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess Hardcover – 10 Sept.
Those with a bent towards reading about espionage, and specifically the doings of the Cambridge Spy Ring, will enjoy this very readable book by Andrew Lownie. Mr Lownie appears to have devoted much time in tracking down all known sources to help explain the muddled /5().
An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's Master Agent by Owen Matthews has an overall rating of Positive based on 14 book reviews.3/4(14). Beria was the longest-lived and most influential of Stalin's secret police chiefs, wielding his most substantial influence during and after World War II.
Following the Soviet invasion of Poland in he was responsible for organising the Katyn massacre. He simultaneously administered vast sections of the Soviet state and acted as the de facto Battles/wars: World War II.
The president's most trusted adviser is a Soviet agent. The nation's leading nuclear scientist is turning secrets over to the Kremlin. The entire federal government is.
Stalin's Super Spy. By Akira Iriye This book, by the late Gordon Prange, adds little to what is already known. Like his majestic study of the Pearl Harbor attack -- At Dawn We Slept -- which. Burgess and another spy from the ring, Donald Maclean, defected to Russia in as they were about to be exposed.
VERDICT Lownie brilliantly succeeds in painting a very complete picture of this British spy. Russophiles, amateur historians, and some Soviet experts will be moved by this : $ That’s a testament to the narrative power of Kati Marton in her new book True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy (Simon & Schuster, pp., ***½ out of four stars).
Despite more than books about him, Soviet secret agent Richard Sorge has remained an enigma. In new biography An Impeccable Spy, Owen Matthew sheds fresh light on .Get this from a library! An impeccable spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent. [Owen Matthews] -- The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge - the man John le Carré called 'the spy to end spies', and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War.
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