Monday, December 11, 2006

SSpy Books - Five Best

OpinionJournal - Five Best

Secret Agent
Espionage is a secretive business, but these classics are the best spy stories ever told.

Saturday, December 9, 2006 12:01 a.m. EST

1. "The Thirty-Nine Steps" by (John Buchan George H. Doran, 1915).
2. "The Faithful Spy" by Alex Berenson (Random House, 2006).
3. "I Spy" by Geoffrey Elliott (Little, Brown, 1998).
4. "The Last of the Just" by André Schwarz-Bart (Atheneum, 1960).
5. "Secret Service" by Elizabeth Sparrow (Boydell, 1999).

Mr. Stevenson's latest book, "Spymistress: The Secret Life of Vera Atkins," will be published by Arcade in January.

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