The Man who fooled them all

What an interesting read……simply brilliant

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The Indian Spy: The True Story of the Most Remarkable Secret Agent of World War IIThe Indian Spy: The True Story of the Most Remarkable Secret Agent of World War II by Mihir Bose
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

It is a sort of comedy of errors!
Two persons ,clearly desperate, to contact the Russian Ambassador of Afghanistan- neglecting the January frost bite of Kabul landed themselves in all sorts of trouble. First they discussed among themselves at length how to evade the notice of patrolling Afghan policeman in front of the Russian embassy. The short, lean man from the duo was after finding a person from the embassy who is Russian –hand him a letter meant for the Ambassador. But in reality it proved out to be a tricky job- first day he encountered a person and told him in Dari- a version of the local Persian language that he wanted to hand a letter to the Ambassador. The person assumed him to…

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