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The Spy's Bedside Book by D.H. Lawrence and Rudyard Kipling
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Aug 26, 2008 | ISBN 9780553385908

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“A charming curiosity….[The Spy’s Bedside Book] serves not simply as a companion to espionage fiction, but as a kind of spy’s how-to, right down to tips on secreting messages in boiled eggs and how to disguise maps in diagrams of butterfly wings (thanks to Sir Robert Baden-Powell, who actually did that).”—Los Angeles Times

“This compendium of memoir, fiction, aphorism and historical accounts of espionage through the centuries is the literary equivalent of a triple agent at a dead drop: You never know what you’ll get, but it’s always intriguing.”–News & Observer, Raleigh“

Many of the early masters of spy fiction—from John Buchan to Ian Fleming—are represented in this quirky anthology, along with surprise guests, including W.H. Auden and Colette.”—Wall Street Journal

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