The Crime Writers’ Association

ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-fiction 2019


Ben Macintyre

The Spy and the Traitor

Published by: Viking

The highly dramatic and readable account of the defection of Oleg Gordievsky, a spy for the British and a traitor to the Soviets. This sometimes alarming story has the ring of absolute authenticity as it reveals a very significant operation in Cold War history.

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