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By Ben Macintyre

One December evening in 1942, a Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire box. His project: to sabotage the British warfare attempt. His identify used to be Eddie Chapman, yet he may presently develop into MI5's Agent Zigzag. rushing and louche, brave and unpredictable, the traitor was once a patriot inside of, and the villain a hero. the matter for Chapman, his many enthusiasts and his spymasters was once figuring out who he used to be. Ben Macintyre weaves jointly diaries, letters, pictures, stories and top-secret MI5 documents to create the exhilarating account of Britain's so much sensational double agent.

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