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  • Published: 20 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448121151
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96
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The Short And Bloody History Of Spies




Psst! Do you know how to make invisible ink or send a coded message? And have you heard about the pope who was a spy? John Farman's been doing some spying of his own and has uncovered all the answers in this fantastic book. But beware, this message will self-destruct in five seconds!

Listen carefully, I shall say this only once.'

John Farman has been doing some espionage of his own and has uncovered the secrets that they teach spies for their own survival. This top security information will separate the rats from the moles. Spying is an ancient profession, and there have been some very exotic characters to exercise this art. From the true, Mata Hari, to the completely fictional, James Bond, there's a glamorous aura to spies and the job they do but never fear, our intrepid author will expose the truth and as always, it's not what you would expect.

This message will self-destruct in five seconds.

  • Pub date: 20 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448121151
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96

About the Author

John Farman

John Farman attended Harrow Art School followed by the Royal College of Art. After completing his Masters degree he worked in the advertising industry until his departure to become a full-time writer and illustrator. He is the author of several children's books, including The Very Bloody History of Britain (without the boring bits), The Very Bloody History of London, C.R.A.P. (A Collection of Rotten Adult Principles) and Jesus: The Teenage Years. He lives in London.

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