❰BOOKS❯ ⚣ Agent in Place Author Helen MacInnes – Uroturk.info

Agent in Place This Sophisticated Narrative Of Spy Counterspy Is Set In Washington, Where The Russians Have Planted An Agent In Place For Nine Years He Has Worked Himself Quietly Into The Fabric Of Government And Society Dedicated And Patient, He Has Everyone S Respect It Is A Plot Where Amateurs Are The Villains And Professionals Are The Heroes Particularly A Team Of British And French Agents Whose Job Is To Foil Further Russian Intervention The Story Moves From Washington To New York To Menton On The French Riviera, Where It Concludes In A Series Of Stunning Revelations, Dismaying Setbacks And Breathless Discoveries


About the Author: Helen MacInnes

Helen MacInnes was a Scottish American author of espionage novels She graduated from the University of Glasgow in Scotland in 1928 with a degree in French and German A librarian, she married Professor Gilbert Highet in 1932 and moved with her husband to New York in 1937 so he could teach classics at Columbia University She wrote her first novel, Above Suspicion, in 1939 She wrote many bestsell



10 thoughts on “Agent in Place

  1. says:

    Published in 1976, this book has aged well We are still spying on Russia, and Russia is still spying on us One good thing about spy stories is that they are often travelogues This book s


  2. says:

    Originally published on my blog here in January 2001.At its beginning, Agent in Place is about the leak of a NATO memo to the American press However, it becomes clear that the Russians have orc


  3. says:

    Good Fast paced Reminds me of James Bond, but cleaner


  4. says:

    A good quick read.


  5. says:

    This Cold War espionage story starts with Alexis, a Russian spy embedded in the administrative staff of a Washington insider, receiving a phone call summoning him to a meeting with his old mentor from his Moskow tr


  6. says:

    More like 3.5.


  7. says:

    These old style spy novels by Helen MacInnes are really dated in some ways for instance, the author s use of surnames for men and first names for women makes me a bit crazy , but nonetheless this book was one of those magical re


  8. says:

    I really enjoy the espionage novels of Helen MacInnes many were written in the 1960s 1970s during the Cold War era In this novel a Russian agent in place, passing himself off as an American working for a congressman is activated to ste


  9. says:

    I ve never read anything by MacInnes, but will look for of her books This is an interesting tale told in an entertaining fashion The New York and European sections of the book are particularly good Not all of the characters are fully develop


  10. says:

    This novel is particularly good if you are a child of the 1970s and 1980s, or maybe if you ve just read a lot of Cold War spy novels It reminded me somewhat of Three Days of the Condor It was a bit slow at times but I really liked that we got both t


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