Tales of secrecy and intrigue long before the days of James Bond
Read by Mark Rice-Oxley, Elliot Fitzpatrick & Jake Urry (Unabridged: 3hrs 34mins)
Featuring stories by H G Wells, John Buchan, Ambrose Bierce, William Hope Hodgson & more.
The world since earliest times has always had spies. Information is a valuable commodity and even more so in times of war or tension. Many authors and poets have had real life incarnations as spies from Christopher Marlowe and Aphra Behn to Daniel Defoe.
But it’s a dangerous game. Working in a murky, secretive world where any trust given could be at the expense of your life.
01 - Short Stories About Spies & Espionage - An Introduction
02 - The Stolen Bacillus by H G Wells
03 - The Jew by Ivan Turgenev
04 - The Loathly Opposite by John Buchan
05 - A Horseman in the Sky by Ambrose Bierce
06 - The German Spy by William Hope Hodgson
07 - Parker Adderson, Philosopher by Ambrose Bierce
08 - A Source of Irritation by Stacy Amounier