By Wesley K. Wark

This e-book gained the Canadian Crime Writers' Arthur Ellis Award for the simplest style Criticism/Reference publication of 1991. This selection of essays is an try and discover the historical past of secret agent fiction and secret agent movies and examine the importance of the guidelines they include. the quantity bargains new insights into the improvement and symbolism of British undercover agent fiction.

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