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Who was Britain's greatest spymaster? Hear Henry Hemming talk about Maxwell Knight.
Posted by: Village Books 09 May, 2017 14:23

Village Books in Dulwich Village hosts Henry Hemming to tell you about Britain's greatest spymaster ‘M: Maxwell Knight, MI5’s Greatest Spymaster‘. Henry will talk about two remarkable female spies and the man who ran them: an animal-loving drop-out who went on to become MI5’s greatest spymaster.

This event is taking place on Monday 5th June 2017 7pm at St Barnabas Church: The Lounge, 40 Calton Avenue, Dulwich London SE21 7DG

This is the dramatic true story of a maverick MI5 officer who recruited two women in the 1930s to penetrate the British Communist movement. Their skillful, deft work led to the exposure of a Soviet spy-ring in the Woolwich Arsenal, a famous court case and one of them being hailed in America as ‘Britain’s counter-espionage heroine’.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this entertaining speaker reveal the truth about this legendary, and most unusual. spymaster.

Tickets £8 (includes a free glass of wine). Book tickets here:

Ben Macintrye says in his review of Henry’s book “Hemming has done a superb job of peeling back the layers covering this most veiled of spies”. “Impressive detective work. Read the full review here:

Monday 5th June 2017 7pm
St Barnabas Church: The Lounge, 40 Calton Avenue, Dulwich London SE21 7DG

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