Wesley Britton’s Books, Interviews,
and Media Appearances ~
The Encyclopedia of TV Spies
By Wesley Britton
Bear Manor Media ~ March 1, 2009
Format ~ Soft-cover
Pages ~ 497
ISBN ~ 1-59393-325-8
Price ~ $29.95
If you’re a fan of Burn Notice, Chuck,
Fringe or My Own Worst Enemy, then
you’ve joined the millions of viewers who’ve loved the
adventures of classic secret agents for over 55 years.
Throughout the years, TV spies have been cultural trend-setters –
The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Six Million Dollar Man,
The A-Team. They’ve been espionage blended with
science-fiction – The Invisible Man – or gritty
and realistic – The Equalizer, 24. Or
they’ve been downright silly – Get Smart,
Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp.
Before Jennifer Garner knocked them out with style in Alias,
we had Cathy Gale and Mrs. Emma Peel in The Avengers.
Before Patrick McGoohan made international globe-trotting part of our
prime-time entertainment, Brian Donlevy had done the same back in
the 1952 Dangerous Assignment.
But, as Wes Britton demonstrates in his new book, the genre is full
of nuggets and rarities even the most devoted spy-watcher may have
missed. And in The Encyclopedia of TV Spies, there»s
a treasure-trove of surprises.
What do you know about The Piglet Files,
Doomwatch, The Sandbaggers? Has your DVD
diet included Passport to Danger, Man in a
That’s what The Encyclopedia of TV Spies is
all about – the icons of TV past, the obscure, the neglected
classics, and the misfires.
If you’re a spy buff or a fan of TV at all, this book belongs on
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