Spy In Chancery

Spy In Chancery At first the British Ambassador to Italy refused to believe there was a mole in his Rome Chancery but once Peter Craig convinces him there is no stopping the diplomat from taking matters into his own

  • Title: Spy In Chancery
  • Author: Kenneth Benton
  • ISBN: 9780002317689
  • Page: 498
  • Format: Hardcover
  • At first the British Ambassador to Italy refused to believe there was a mole in his Rome Chancery but once Peter Craig convinces him, there is no stopping the diplomat from taking matters into his own hands.

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    1. Spy in Chancery is a highly intelligent Cold-War-era espionage thriller set in Rome in the 1970´s where intelligence tricks such as, pseudonyms, dead letter-boxes, and secret passwords were used along with a great number of code breaking technologies.Peter Craig is an undercover policeman who is called in by the Secret Security Service (S.3) to help them find a KGB spy somewhere in the British Embassy, as one of their MI6 agents has just been murdered. Craig has no connection with the Intellige [...]

    2. I read this book primarily as part of an interest in books set in and around embassies and diplomatic life (there are surprisingly few, at least that I've been able to find). This one starts off well enough, and the embassy setting (in this case the British embassy in Rome) works quite well. But as it proceeds, the spy story steadily becomes more far fetched and the characters increasingly strain credibility, until the whole thing verges towards the end on slapstick. It's a reminder, I guess, th [...]

    3. Peter Craig, a detective, is sent to Rome to discover a spy in the British Embassy. His cover is one of convenience - as he is attending an interpol meeting in Rome, it would save money if he does a security check of the Embassy at the same time. It is a well plotted well written novel from the 70s with a slightly dated feel to it

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