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Agent Zigzag : The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Traitor, Hero, Spy

Agent Zigzag : The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Traitor, Hero, Spy

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by Macintyre, Ben | United Kingdom, Great Britain
Published 22/09/2016 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 400 pages, B&W Inserts; B&W Inserts
131 x 198 x 26mm | 316g


From the bestselling author of Operation Mincemeat, now a major filmSHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD'Engrossing as any thriller' Daily Telegraph'Superb. Meticulously researched, splendidly told, immensely entertaining' John le Carre'This is the most amazing book, full of fascinating and hair-raising true life adventures ... It would be impossible to recommend it too highly' Mail on SundayOne December night in 1942, a Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire field. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His name was Eddie Chapman, but he would shortly become MI5's Agent Zigzag. Dashing and suave, courageous and unpredictable, Chapman was by turns a traitor, a hero, a villain and a man of conscience. But, as his spymasters and many lovers often wondered, who was the real Eddie Chapman?Ben Macintyre weaves together diaries, letters, photographs, memories and top-secret MI5 files to create an exhilarating account of Britain's most sensational double agent.

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