The Spy's Handbook : 20th Anniversary Edition

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by Brennan, Herbie

Interest age: from c 8 years

Published 07/09/2023 by FABER & FABER in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 144 pages

134 x 216 x 13mm | 156g

Never more timely, the complete guide to professional spying for 8-to-80- year-olds - 20th Anniversary Edition!With brand new content - how to become a master of disguise!Whether you're just a bit nosy, or you want to launch a full-scale investigation of your neighbours, this indispensable handbook will teach you everything you need to know. There are practical sections on codes, ciphers, invisible ink and signalling, as well as guidance on drops and safe houses.

This book teaches you how to spot when somebody is lying, and how to lie effectively yourself. There are sections on successful disguise and how to structure a spy ring, including psychological recruitment strategies, psychic surveillance, and spotting moles. And there's technical advice too about constructing bugging devices and setting traps. Herbie Brennan interlaces the facts with anecdotes about real-life spies, making this unique handbook an entertaining armchair read as well as an essential tool for any budding (or currently serving) MI6 operative.