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Inside story : a documentary of the pursuit of power
Pincher, Chapman.
Personal Author:
Physical Description:
400 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :

On Order


Author Notes

Henry Chapman Pincher was born in Ambala, India on March 29, 1914 to British parents. He received a degree in botany and zoology at King's College London. He taught at the Liverpool Institute high school for boys from 1936 until 1940. During World War II, he served as a tank gunner in the Royal Armoured Corps and then became involved in rocket research. In 1946, he became the defence, science and health editor for the Daily Express. He worked there until 1979 becoming famous for his pursuit of traitors and supposed traitors in the British secret service. He wrote more than 30 books during his lifetime including The Breeding of Farm Animals and Their Trade Is Treachery. He died on August 5, 2014 at the age of 100.

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