Agent Zigzag

the true wartime story of Eddie Chapman : Lover, betrayer, hero, spy
  • 372 Pages
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Bloomsbury , London
Chapman, Edward Arnold, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain, Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Ge
StatementBen MacIntyre.
GenreBiography.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 372 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21353254M
ISBN 100747587949
ISBN 139780747587941

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The story of Eddie Chapman, spy and double agent during the Second World War was new to me, and it held my attention from start to finish/5. Agent Zigzag is a true-history thriller, a real spy story superbly written. It belongs to my favorite genre: the ‘Friday night book’–start it then, because you will want to stay with it all weekend.

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"Agent Zigzag" is the name that he was given by the British authorities who were aware of his status as a double agent and used him to feed misinformation to the Germans.

Chapman's story is so full of adventure and ripe with coincidence that would be unbelievable if it were a by: 1. Chapman dies in of heart failure at the age of eighty-three.

The book ends with Chapman and von Groning, both old men now, singing together in a garden. Agent Zigzag is an adventure story so surprising and absurd, it’s amazing that it is true.

Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre. BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE WASHINGTON POST Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer.

the British Secret service, and for the. Based on recently declassified files, Agent Zigzag tells Chapman's full story for the first time. It's a gripping tale of loyalty, love, treachery, espionage, and the thin and shifting line between fidelity and the Nazis feted Chapman as a hero and awarded him the Iron : Then the new German agent signed a formal espionage contract (under which his expected rewards were to be subjected to income tax).

Dropped in England’s green and pleasant land to commit sabotage, he instead reported directly to His Majesty’s secret service. There they called their man “Agent ZigZag.” The Germans had named him.

One December night ina Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire field. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His name was Eddie Chapman, but he would shortly become MI5's Agent Zigzag. Dashing and louche, courageous and unpredictable, the traitor was a patriot inside, and the villain a hero.

The problem for Chapman, his many lovers and his spymasters was knowing. Review “Macintyre is the more graceful writer; Agent Zigzag has a clarity and shape that make it the more fluid account I would give a personal nod to Macintyre’s as the better book A review cannot possibly convey the sheer fun of this story or the fascinating moral complexities.”/5(K).

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He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. Inafter training as a German spy in occupied France, Chapman was parachuted into Britain with orders to blow up an airplane factory. Discussion Questions Use our LitLovers Book Club Resources; they can help with discussions for any book: • How to Discuss a Book (helpful discussion tips) • Generic Discussion Questions—Fiction and Nonfiction • Read-Think-Talk (a guided reading chart) Also consider these LitLovers talking points to help get a discussion started for Agent ZigZag.

His book on Eddie Chapman, a double agent of Germany and Britain during the Second World War, was titled Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Betrayer, Hero, : Benedict Richard Pierce Macintyre, 25 December.

Inside the traitor was a man of loyalty; inside the villain was a hero. The problem for Chapman, his spymasters, and his lovers was to know where one persona ended and the other began. Based on recently declassified files, Agent Zigzag tells Chapman’s full story for the first time.

It’s a gripping tale of loyalty, love, treachery, espionage. Agent ZigZag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love and Betrayal Ben Macintyre, Crown Publishing pp. ISBN Summary Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer.

He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. "Agent Zigzag" is the untold story of Britain's most extraordinary wartime double agent. Genuinely courageous, able to withstand withering interrogations from both sides, Chapman was a dashing, charming and fiercely intelligent man whose talents led to a single end: breaking the rules.

He wore loud suits, drove fast cars, and had a woman in /5(K). Inside the traitor was a man of loyalty; inside the villain was a hero. The problem for Chapman, his spymasters, and his lovers was to know where one persona ended and the other began.

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1. Agent Zigzag starts out life as a conman, thief and jailbird. The beginning of the book starts out with a bang, literally out the window of fancy resort running from the cops.

Eddie Chapman is Zig Zag and he becomes a key British double agent. “Agent Zigzag is a true-history thriller, a real spy story superbly written. It belongs to my favorite genre: the ‘Friday night book’–start it then, because you will want to stay with it all weekend.” —Alan Furst “A portrait of a man who double-crossed not only the Nazis, but just about every other principle and person he encountered.4/4(94).

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ben Macintyre. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this non fiction, history story are.4/5.