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Efforts by the British government to block publication of Peter Wright's Spycatcher (1987) included a civil suit against the disgruntled former assistant director of MI5, one of the British secret services, and his Australian publisher. In this intricate and convoluted account of the 1985-86 trial, in Sydney, Pincher ( Too Secret Too Long ) reveals how and why the British legal system and government were brought into disrepute and ridicule. Government ministers and senior officials whose reputations suffered during the affair (including cabinet secretary Robert Armstrong) were victims of a cult of secrecy, says the author, who forcefully denounces what he sees as nonsensical and highly dangerous government secrecy: "More than a sacred cow, it is a golden calf worshipped for its own sake." Pincher's reputation was among those called into question during the trial. A highly regarded, and highly critical, historian of MI5 and MI6, Pincher defends himself successfully, here, expressing cold, commanding scorn for Peter Wright. Illustrations.
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Title: The Spycatcher Affair
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Publication Date: 1988
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description St Martins Pr. Book Condition: Very Good. . Good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # L20F-00231
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Book Description St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 17 b/w photos (illustrator). First Edition. (full book description) St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1988. 1st Ed.(U.S.) 1st Printing, VG-/Fine-, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x8.5", 305pp (INDEX). 17 b/w photos. Price clipped, coffee? stains on top page ends, another one on both free endpapers, o.w. clean, tight & bright. NO ink names, bookplates etc. ISBN 0312022905 SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE PACK WITH GREAT CARE, 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES!. Book. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY221998I
Book Description St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1988. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 005998
Book Description St Martins Pr, U.S.A., 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 0312022905. Bookseller Inventory # 158354
Book Description St Martins Pr November 1988, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible; Like New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 1st Edition / 1st Printing - Full number line. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square, cover in mylar. Gently read, from private collection. Bookseller Inventory # 36967
Book Description St Martins Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0312022905 Nice clean copy. All pages are free of markings (writing, highlighting etc.). No creased corners. No remainder mark and not price clipped. Tightly bound. Dust jacket is in good condition with very minor edge wear and some faint impressions if you look carefully. Packaged and shipped with care. Orders to US and Canadian destinations ship with tracking. Bookseller Inventory # SKU00469