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The spy who died of boredom

George Mikes

The spy who died of boredom

a novel.

by George Mikes

  • 48 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M634 Sp4, PR6025.I37 Sp4
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5423605M
ISBN 10006012931X
LC Control Number73017634
OCLC/WorldCa740926

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The Spy Who Died Of Boredom; A Novel book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(10). The book is outstanding, I really enjoyed this book alot.

It is a humorous book. Once I began to read it I could not put it down. The book is based on a young man whose dream is to become a spy. His wish comes true one day and the humorous espionage story begins!/5(4). The Spy Who Died Of Boredom Hardcover – January 1, by George Mikes (Author) › Visit Amazon's George Mikes Page.

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New York, Harper & Row [, ©] (OCoLC) Genre/Form: Spy stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mikes, George. Spy who died of boredom. [London] A. Deutsch [] (OCoLC) A genuinely funny (how many really are?) and adroit send-up of the spy genre which begins when one Arkady Nikitin who has been secretly reading Ian Fleming is recruited by the KGB to defeat their old competition — no not M.5 — but the GRU.

He is given the moniker of an already executed traitor, Boris Gurbanov, as well as the code name Lolita and then sent to London where there are all. More editions of The Spy Who Died of Boredom: The Spy Who Died of Boredom: ISBN () Books on Tape, ; The Spy Who Died of Boredom: ISBN () Softcover, Quartet Books, Love, Lies and Spies is a very cute little book and it will be perfect for you if you're in need of a light and not very steamy historical YA romance.

EDIT 25/ Yeah, this one definitely doesn't deserve 3 stars, so I change my rating to /5. Apart from his commentaries, he wrote humorous fiction (Mortal Passion; The Spy Who Died of Boredom) and contributed to the satirical television series That Was The Week That Was. He wrote his ironic autobiography with the title How to be Seventy, published in Notable works: How to be an Alien.

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He was notable for handling one of the most effective espionage networks of the First World War, La Dame Blanche, and later wrote a number of bestselling novels about his experiences Allegiance: Great-Britain.

Hello, I am looking for a modern smart spy book to read on my kindle, this quarantine. I have read 'The spy who came from the cold ' from John Le Carr and absolutely love it. I have also read the 'Thinker, tailor, soldier, spy', it was nice but not so good.

She told the actress Marlene Dietrich it was because she was “dying of boredom”. On 10 Januaryafter returning from a walk with her friend Claude Baillen, Coco Chanel died.

The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas You can’t really discuss adventure stories without bringing Dumas into the conversation. His novels are still the gold standard when it comes to stories centered on a sense of esprit de corps and the origin of the idea people with a particular set of skills should not be mistreated.

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"The Spy and the Traitor The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War" is work of NONFICTION. One hundred million people died (executed, man made famine) in the name of communism during the twentieth century.

Mostly in Russia and China. Consider what happened recently to Skripals (father and daughter), Litvinenko and a few others in England. Good spy books with a lot of thrill. My friend died and I need help finding the last book he recommended me.

But perhaps the hardest part is coping with the boredom and the very high anxiety. The news is so bad and scary, I could use some escapism.

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This is the sort of book you'll pick up and be baffled for the first Brand: Biblioasis. It is hard to see why, since a Hollywood version, The Golden Compass, died of boredom in the cinema." The BIB shows that he doesn't know what he's talking about. The anti-religion aspect was stripped out of the film version, and was one of the reasons why it failed.

Original Text: Modern Text “Mr. Barsad,” he went on, in the tone of one who really was looking over a hand at cards: “Sheep of the prisons, emissary of Republican committees, now turnkey, now prisoner, always spy and secret informer, so much the more valuable here for being English that an Englishman is less open to suspicion of subornation in those characters than a Frenchman.The circumstances surrounding Napoleon’s death remain controversial.

There is still speculation as to whether he was poisoned or simply died of boredom. There is also evidence from an autopsy to suggest that he had ulcers, which affected his liver and intestines.

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