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

Paddy Hayes
Format
Book
Published
New York ; London : Overlook Duckworth, 2015
Language
English
ISBN
9781468312683, 1468312685, 9780715650431, 0715650432
Contents
  • Prologue: Moscow, April 1956
  • From Kayuki to Clapham, 1921-32
  • Born now bred, 1932-43
  • SOE 1: Bingham's Unit, 1943-44
  • SOE 2: Coup de foudre, 1944
  • SOE 3: Daffers goes to war, 1944
  • Vienna role, 1946-48
  • A world changing, 1947-48
  • Into the lion's den, 1948-51
  • Moscow bound, 1951-54
  • Moscow 1: either silence or prison, 1954
  • Moscow 2: the squirrel and his nuts, 1955
  • Moscow 3: the strange affair of Yevgeni Brik, 1956
  • Moscow 4: Annus horribilis, 1956
  • From SovBloc to sun-block, 1957-59
  • Congo 1: into the cauldron, 1959
  • Congo 2: on the eve of destruction, 1959-60
  • Congo 3: seven months to murder, 1960-61
  • Congo 4: who killed Cock Robin? Not I, said the spy, 1961
  • Bewitched, bothered, bewildered...and betrayed, 1962-64
  • Back in the field, 1964-67
  • Reform at last, 1967-69
  • Hanoi 1: spy station Hanoi, 1969-70
  • Hanoi 2: though never quite enough to ask for another year, 1969-70
  • What Daphne did next, 1970-74
  • C/WH 1: spymaster, 1975-77
  • C/WH 2: finale: Rhodesia and the ending of UDI, 1978-79
  • Return to Somerville, 1980-89
  • Daphne Park: a life extraordinary.
Description
vii, 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-319) and index.
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