Greek Memories

Greek Memories

by Compton Mackenzie
     
 

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Compton Mackenzie was a celebrated writer at the start of the Great War. He was soon recruited by British Secret Services, becoming "our man in Greece." Later, he broke the rules by writing memoirs that included secret documents naming serving officers and exposing agents' cover. Mackenzie was prosecuted and Greek Memories was banned. Now, for the first time

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Compton Mackenzie was a celebrated writer at the start of the Great War. He was soon recruited by British Secret Services, becoming "our man in Greece." Later, he broke the rules by writing memoirs that included secret documents naming serving officers and exposing agents' cover. Mackenzie was prosecuted and Greek Memories was banned. Now, for the first time, here is Mackenzie's memoir as it should have been seen—a remarkable document of wartime espionage.

Compton Mackenzie (1883–1972) was the author of over ninety books including Whisky Galore. During the First World War he ran the Aegean Intelligence component of what later became MI6.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849540834
Publisher:
Biteback Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author


Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972) wrote over ninety books, including Sinister Street, Carnival, Vestal Fire, Extraordinary Women and Whisky Galore During the First World War he became Director of the Aegean Intelligence Service under the British Special Intelligence Service (later MI6).

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