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The Spycatcher affair a web of deception by Chapman Pincher

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English


  • Wright, Peter, -- 1916-

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Edition Notes

Originally published: as Web of deception. London : Sidgwick & Jackson, 1987.

StatementChapman Pincher.
ContributionsPincher, Chapman, 1914-
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22352050M
ISBN 100450430057

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