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Andrew Lycett review – The Daily Telegraph

Max Hastings is tickled by the irony that Alan Turing, the brilliant mathematician codebreaker at Bletchley Park during the Second World War, has emerged as a celebrated secret warrior, when until recently he was virtually unknown outside his professional circles.…Read more

Sinclair McKay review – The Spectator

Spying is a branch of philosophy, although you would never guess it from that expression on Daniel Craig’s face.  Its adepts interrogate the surface of reality – people, landscapes, texts – knowing that they will discover extraordinary hermetic meanings.  They…Read more

Guy Walters review – Country Life

It is impossible to quantify the number of books that have been written about the Second World War.  A rough guide is provided by the website Amazon, which returns a figure of some 244,000 books if you search for ‘Second…Read more

Paul Gannon – author of Colossus -Blog

Max Hastings takes on a massive subject in his latest book, the role played by intelligence and secret operations in the second world war.  He covers the activities and operations of all the major belligerents, on both sides of the…Read more