Book Review: Operation Garbo by juan Pujol and Nigel West

About: Operation Garbo: The Personal Story of the Most Successful Spy of World War II by Juan Pujol and Nigel West is a non-fiction book about the most successful double agent in World War II. The book is a biography of the life of Juan Pujol, the most accomplished British double agent in World War II and one of the few men, if not the only one, to receive both an Iron Cross from the Germans and a Member of the Order of the British Empire from the British. 288 pages Publisher: Biteback Publishing Language: English ISBN-10: 1849541078 My rat­ing for Operation Garbo — 5 Buy this book in paper or elec­tor­nic for­mat* More Books by Juan Pujol and Nigel West Thoughts: Operation Garbo: The Personal Story of the Most Successful Spy of World War II by Juan Pujol and Nigel West is actually two books in one. The first part is an enthralling memoir of the spy, Juan Pujol Garcia a.k.a Garbo, the second part was a bit dry (for example: featuring correspondence about imaginary forces) but nonetheless interesting to anyone who invested time learning about World War II. After he started working for the British, Pujol invented a…

Famous Literary Fathers
Latest Posts , Opinion / June 21, 2015

Happy Father’s Day to all. While moms get much literary and live love, and rightly so, father’s are no slouches either. The media gave fathers a reputation for being bumbling, grown up kids, but we all know that’s not true, even though some of us have lovingly embraced the stereotype. This Father’s Day I thought I’d do some mental exercises and come up with 5 famous fathers in literature. Bob Cratchet – At first Mr. Cratchit comes off as a weak man who is not able to stand up to his boss, Ebeneezer Scrooge in Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. However, when you have several mouths to feed you sometimes, most of the time, have to shut up, grin and bear some of life’s challenges. This is especially true in the when society has no social safety nets. Vito Corleone – Don Corleone, from Mario Puzzo’s Godfather books might not be a model citizen but he certainly loved his family. Loving his family didn’t stop him from putting them in harm’s way of course, but that’s what makes him so memorable. Otto Frank – Mr. Frank survived the Nazi occupation of Europe, the only one of his family and thanks to him future…

Fun Facts Friday: Salman Rushdie
Fun Facts Friday , Latest Posts / June 19, 2015

When The Satanic Verses came out several book stores in England and the US had bomb scares, two Islamic clerics were murdered for publicly questioning the fatwa and book burnings were held throughout the world.
Even the most astute PR firm could come up with such brilliant marketing.

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