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The Autobiography of Oleg Gordievsky
Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
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Summary

Oleg Gordievsky was the highest ranking KGB officer ever to work for Britain. For 11 years, he acted as a secret agent, reporting to the British Secret Intelligence Service while continuing to work as a KGB officer. He gave such a clear insight into the mind and methods of the KGB and the whole system of Soviet government that he has been credited with doing more than any other individual in the West to accelerate the collapse of Communism. 

Here, for the first time, his meticulously planned escape from Russia is described. Gordievsky’s autobiography gives a fascinating account of life as a secret agent. It also paints the most graphic picture yet of the paranoia and incompetence, intrigues and sheer nastiness of the all-encompassing and ridiculous KGB.

©1995 Oleg Gordievsky (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

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  • Lucy
  • Wiltshire UK
  • 05-11-18

Autobiography of Gordievsky

Having listened to Ben McIntyre's book I was interested to read the life account direct from Gordievsky himself. It didn't disappoint and the narration from a non native English speaker was excellent.

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  • C I H
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • 01-10-18

Outstanding,heartfelt and sincere.

Want to know what actually goes on with the craft of spies, then look no further this epic story delivered by Saul Reichlin will provide the listener with a balanced view from an honest no frills forthright account of east west relationships, excellent portrayal.

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Very much enjoyed this book

Would be keen to learn more about the history of modern Russia, bit probably from someone a little more objective.

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