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2 edition of Escape from Pimlico found in the catalog.

Escape from Pimlico

Robert Standish

Escape from Pimlico

a novel

by Robert Standish

  • 387 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in London in 1954 under title: A long way from Pimlico.

Statementby Robert Standish [pseud.]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G2996 Es, PR6013.E668 Es
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6171732M
LC Control Number55000976
OCLC/WorldCa1512272

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Ben Macintyre tells the story of MI6 agent Oleg Gordievsky’s rescue from Moscow in with elegance and wit. Oliver Bullough. @oliverbullough. Sun 7 Oct EDT. Last modified on Mon 8. The British service offered Gordievsky the opportunity to defect at any time, but Oleg never seriously considered accepting the offer.

Meanwhile, several MI6 officers involved in PIMLICO regularly practiced executing the escape plan, down to the smallest detail, to ensure that it would be ready to implement on a moment’s notice. Book Pimlico Room at The Orange online. Prices from £, capacity up to 80 guests. Browse photos and read reviews from customers who booked Pimlico Room for their private and corporate events.

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Este "escape book" busca recrear la sensación de estar en una sala de escape y, al mismo tiempo, entretener con una historia novelada que sirva como hilo conductor.

Si bien la idea es buena, creo que, desgraciadamente, no consigue ni lo uno ni lo otro/5. 'Leaving Pimlico' is a delight to read. The prose is lucid and flowing and full of gems, such as "I sat down in one of those hotel chairs that promise luxury but offer little but discomfort", something I have encountered many times myself.

His insights into the life of a civil servant ring true and accord with my own experiences/5(). Unless you hire a car, visiting Stonehenge, Bath, and Windsor Castle in one day is next to impossible. Designed specifically for travelers with limited time in London, this tour allows you to check off a range of southern England's historical attractions in just one day by eliminating the hassle of traveling between each one independently/5().

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Pimlico Inn is a family run establishment in the heart of London that offers cheap rooms. You will get a warm reception at this basic and cheap London hotel. It's so close to tourist attractions such as Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament that its no wonder that tourists on a tight budget come here; they want to spend as little as 3/5(85).

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The book’s most contentious section concerns Michael Foot whom, Macintyre writes, the KGB cultivated for two decades. According to Gordievsky the KGB made regular payments to Foot in the s.

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Find restaurants, pubs and things to do in Pimlico with Time Out's guide to the very best of SW1. From places to eat to family-friendly fun. A gripping tale of escape from the USSR. but it has found its ideal chronicler in this exceptionally rewarding book by Ben Macintyre.

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