I Spy - Tom Marcus (Hardcover)

My Life in MI5

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Barcode
9781509864096
Department
Books
Released
1 Sep 2019
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Tom Marcus
Subtitle
My Life in MI5
Binding
Hardback
Publisher
Macmillan
Language
English
Number of Pages
336
Dimensions
234 x 153 x 153mm (234g)

Annotation

The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus.

Summary

'One of the most successful MI5 undercover surveillance officers of his time.' - SunTom Marcus spent years of his life working covertly against those who want to do us harm. Now, for the first time, he tells the full story of what it is like to live your life in the shadows and who you need to become to survive.First published in 2016, Soldier Spy was a series of stories from Tom's years in MI5 and has now sold over 250,000 copies across all editions and was a Sunday Times bestseller for five months. I Spy takes us deeper into his life as a spy.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Biography/Autobiography
BISAC Subject 1
True Crime / Espionage
BISAC Subject 2
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
BISAC Subject 3
Biography & Autobiography / Military
BISAC Subject 4
Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Intelligence
BISAC Subject 5
Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
BIC Classification 1
True war & combat stories
BIC Classification 2
Espionage & secret services
BIC Classification 3
Memoirs
Library Subject 1
Spies - Biography - Great Britain
Library Subject 2
Secret service - Great Britain
Library Subject 3
Espionage, British
Dewey Classification
327.12092

Author Bio

Tom Marcus, former MI5, grew up on the streets in the north of England. He joined the Army at sixteen and went on to become the youngest member of the Armed Forces to pass the six-month selection process for Special Operations in Northern Ireland.

He was hand-picked from the Army into MI5 as a Surveillance Officer. He left the Security Service recently after a decade on the frontline protecting his country due to being diagnosed with PTSD.

An extraordinary battle and recovery took place which led Tom to write his first book, Soldier Spy, which has been vetted and cleared for publication by MI5; which was the first true ground-level account ever to be told. The first time in the Security Services' history a Surveillance Officer has told the real story of the fight on our streets and his debut book went straight to number one on the Sunday Times bestseller list.

Tom now consults on projects within TV and film including the TV dramatization of his book Soldier Spy.

Due to the ongoing specific threat to Tom Marcus, MI5 insist he keep his identity hidden and he continues to work with the Security Services and other agencies to ensure he stays safe.