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THE TRUTH ABOUT DIRTY TRICKS:  FROM HAROLD WILSON TO MARGARET THATCHER., Pincher, Chapman.

Author Name    Pincher, Chapman.

Title   THE TRUTH ABOUT DIRTY TRICKS: FROM HAROLD WILSON TO MARGARET THATCHER.

Publisher    Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1991, first edition.

Seller ID   17466

343 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0283060603 B&w photographs. "Dirty tricks - actions carried out surreptitiously to inflict damage - are the lifeblood of the secrets world and have a far greater impact on the lives of ordinary people than commonly imagined. From the MI5 plot against Wilson to the Iraqi oil-pipe super-gun, 'dirty tricks' have recently dominated the headlines: and in the exciting new era of East-West relations they are a growth industry. T h e W i l son years were a piping period for dirty tricks, both real and imagined, but the Thatcher reign is also having its share: since Gorbachev came to power the KGB's dirty tricks department has never been so active. In his long career Cha p ma n Pi n ch er h as been associated with many dirty tricks and confesses to deliberate involvement in some of them. His latest book is an up-to-date study of the activities of master dirty tricksters from Wilson's 'Rasputin', through Peter Wri gh t an d Sir M aur ice Ol dfield to Gorbachev's army of 'techno-bandits', now using every underhand ruse to secure the Western technology which the Kremlin so desperately needs. It ranges through assassinations, character assassinations, defect ors w ho n ev er w ere , bl ackm ail through sex, betrayals and deceptions of staggering ingenuity. With access to documents and new information Chapman Pincher is able to reveal the real truth about the Wallace Affair, the plot against Lord Roths chil d, and a sc ore o f ot her m yster ies. Examining the impact of the new East-West situation on the world's secret services he explains why dirty tricks will continue to prosper and exert their impact on history." Very light soiling mark at bott om of fre e fr ont en dpape r, fai nt cig arett e odor, small light watermark on rear board. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing. VG/VG

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