Books: Spying on Sparrows et al.

THE SUPER SPIES by Andrew Tully. 256 pages. Morrow. $5.95.

Everybody loves a spy—unless, of course, he happens to be real. Then nobody likes him or his dirty work, and fewer still want to tell about it. Partly as a result, James Bond is a household word while practically nobody knows the names and numbers of the actual players in the cold underworld of international espionage. A journalist-author named Andrew Tully airs this situation in a provocative and detailed new book that claims to reveal a dark cloakful of hitherto secret tales of derring-do.

Tully's most startling assertion is that months in advance...

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