Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War Spy Master by Paddy Hayes

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9780715654057
Published:
15 Oct 2020
Format:
Paperback
Dimensions:
384 pages - 198mm x 129mm x mm
Queen of Spies captures both the paranoia and the on-the-ground realities of intelligence work from the Second World War to the Cold War, and the life of Britain's celebrated female spy.
The only biography of Britain's celebrated female spy - now fully updated with previously classified materials. From being raised in a Tanzanian shack, to attaining MI6's most senior operational rank, Daphne Park led a highly unusual life. Drawing on first-hand accounts of intelligence workers close to agent Park, Hayes reveals how she rose in a male-dominated world to become Britain's Cold War spy master. With intimate, nail-biting details Queen of Spies captures both the paranoia and on-the-ground realities of intelligence work from the Second World War to the Cold War, and the life of Britain's celebrated female spy.

About the Author: Paddy Hayes was born in Cork and educated in Dublin and Harvard, Massachusetts. He has spent five decades researching the world of intelligence whilst developing business intelligence and market research companies from his native Ireland. His interest in politics extends to acting as a constituency Director of Elections in the last two general elections in Ireland.

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