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Between Silk and Cyanide

Leo Marks

In 1942, with a black-market chicken under his arm, Leo Marks left his fathers famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went to war. He was twenty-two and a cryptopgraher of genius. In Between Silk and Cyanide, his critically acclaimed account of his time in SOE, Marks tells how he revolutionised the code-making techniques of the Allies, trained some of the most famous agents dropped into France including Violette Szabo and the White Rabbit, and why he wrote haunting verse including his The Life that I have poem. He reveals for the first time the disastrous dimensions of the code war between SOE and the Germans in Holland

* Between Silk and Cyanide is a great mixture of high level espionage, cynical commentary on government power struggles, human feeling for the agents risking everything for the war effort, and a keen sense of the absurd. 'Leo Marks never made it into the field himself. But his memoirs are as explosive as any sabotage conducted by those who did

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