- Paperback: 432 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; 2010 edition (6 Sept. 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1408809214
- ISBN-13: 978-1408809211
- Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.6 x 19.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (390 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 114,123 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story That Changed the Course of World War II Paperback – 6 Sep 2010
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'A rollicking read for all those who enjoy a spy story so fanciful that Ian Fleming - himself an officer in Montagu's wartime department - would never have dared to invent it' Max Hastings, Sunday Times 'Ben Macintyre, also the author of the acclaimed Agent Zigzag, is fast becoming a one-man industry in these updated tales of cunning, bravery and skulduggery. With his mix of meticulous research and a good hack's eye for narrative, it is hard to think of a better guide to keep beckoning us back to that fascinating world' Observer 'Even more spellbinding than his previous story of wartime espionage, Agent Zigzag, with a cast-list every bit as dotty and colourful ... Macintyre is a master of the thumbnail character sketch' Mail on Sunday 'Astonishing ... sheds riveting new light on this breathtaking plan' Daily Mail
From the bestselling author of Agent Zigzag. The thrilling true story of the greatest and most successful wartime deception ever attempted
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Brought this for my Grandad as he loves anything to do with the war. He has steamed through it already and said so far so goodPublished 1 month ago by James
I knew a little about this story, but it was amazing to read such a thorough account of the events, before/during/after The Man who Never wasPublished 4 months ago by Caro Sturmey
Strength of the book this it challenges the impression that 'The Man Who Never Was' movie (1956) has left. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Michael Bully