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Tom Pearson grows up in an impoverished, north-eastern English city. A socialist by virtue of his

upbringing and an unabashed supporter of the Russian communist party. While at University,

studying physics, he is seduced by a female lecturer and recruited as a Russian sleeper agent.

He spies for the NKGB providing classified British research into radar and other advanced

technologies during the Second World War, before he is turned by MI5. With his help, the agency

discover and prosecute a Russian network of scientists in Britain who had infiltrated its wartime

research departments. The reaction of the Russians to his betrayal is ferocious and the NKGB set out

to eliminate him...

After one failed attempt and suspicious of a possible Russian mole in MI5, Tom disappears into postwar

Britain in game of cat and mouse that Tom simply cannot afford to lose...

Alastair B. Davie is a retired corporate publicist living in Chicago, Illinois. He was born in England in

1945 and lived in Windsor before he was commissioned in the Royal Marines Commando Reserve

and served for seven years. He later worked for the Financial Times and Reuters in marketing before

moving to the United States in 1976. He retired in 2002 as director of corporate communications

for Foster Wheeler Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. His other books include A Sixth Sense and

Desperate Conspiracy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781913913182
ISBN-10: 191391318X
Publisher: Book Guild
Publication Date: July 20th, 2021
Pages: 290
Language: English

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