Books: Notes from a Soviet Prison

Notes from a Sovient Prison CONTACT ON GORKY STREET by Greville Wynne. 222 pages. Afheneum. $4.95.

From 1960 until his arrest by the KGB in 1962, Colonel Oleg Penkovsky of Soviet military intelligence funneled out to the West a steady stream of Moscow's most vital secrets. His side of the story was recounted in The Penkovsky Papers, published in 1965. Contact on Gorky Street is the autobiographical account of the British businessman, recruited by British intelligence, who befriended Penkovsky in Moscow and became his conduit to the West. The book is...

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