To Catch A Spy edited by Eric Ambler (1964)

Seven short stories about spies, selected and with a genial introduction by Eric Ambler, who gives a useful summary of the spy genre from the turn of the century up to the early 1960s: the late-19th century background of Sherlock Holmes/Rider Haggard popular adventure yarns then suddenly the first classic spy novel, The Riddle of […]