By Patrick Pesnot
Heroes to a couple, traitors to others, spies and intelligence officials proceed to fascinate and enthral us with their skills to function secretly within the shadows. With those mini-biographies of twenty brokers of assorted nationalities (including participants of the DGSE, KGB, CIA, MI6 and Mossad), Patrick Pesnot and 'Mr X' convey the reader as shut as attainable into the area of espionage, notwithstanding a landscape of intelligence history.
Among the simplest identified of those brokers, the reader will locate Aldrich Ames, an American accused of spying for the KGB; Eli Cohen, the Israeli undercover agent top identified for his espionage paintings in Syria and Klaus Fuchs, the German-born British agent who helped the USSR to fabricate its atomic bomb in 1949.
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