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The article probes Graham Greene’s world-wide activities as a “gentleman spy” working under cover for MI6 during the Cold War. It presents new information and gives original historical and personal context for understanding his activities. There is a comprehensive discussion of Greene’s visit to Israel which has not heretofore been seen as a locale of his espionage,based on new historical research and an interview by the author with one of Greene’s contacts. The text regarding Poland presents newly discovered material found by Greene’s bibliographers in the archives.


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19 Jul 2022
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  • Alternative title
    • Quite a Good Spy: Graham Greene Recast

  • Journal title
    • Graham Greene Studies

  • Volume
    • 2

  • Issue
    • 1

  • Date submitted

    19 July 2022

  • Keywords