MRD Foot straddles like no other the jagged intersection of the historical and intelligence professions (Professor Peter Hennessey
A lesser historian might have made of this no more than a depressing catalogue of failure, with a biiter edge to the comment. In Foot's hands, however, this no-punches-pulled account is lively and readable, presented with wisdom and understanding and ref (SPECTATOR
Refreshingly candid. (SUNDAY TIMES
* The first authoritative published account of precisely what happened in a classic of counter-espionage.