Allason, Rupert (William Simon)

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ALLASON, Rupert (William Simon)

ALLASON, Rupert (William Simon). Also writes as Nigel West. British, b. 1951. Genres: Criminology/True Crime, History, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Special constable, 1975-82; British Broadcasting Corporation, London, England, journalist, 1978-82; Intelligence Quarterly, European editor, 1985-; Conservative member of Parliament representing Torbay, Devon, England, 1987-97. Publications: NONFICTION: The Branch: A History of the Metropolitan Police Special Branch, 1883-1983, 1983. FICTION: The Blue List, 1989; Cuban Bluff, 1991; Murder in the Commons, 1992; Murder in the Lords, 1994; Murder in the Cabinet, 1998. NONFICTION AS NIGEL WEST: (with R. Deacon) Spy!, 1980; MI5: British Security Service Operations 1909-1945, 1981; A Matter of Trust: MI5 1945-1972, 1982; MI6: British Secret Intelligence Service Operations 1909-1945, 1983; The Circus: MI5 Operations 1945-1972, 1983; Unreliable Witness, 1984; A Thread of Deceit, 1985; (with J. Pujol) Operation Garbo, 1985; GCHQ: The Secret Wireless War, 1900-1986, 1986; Molehunt, 1987; The Friends, 1988; The SIGINT Secrets: The Signals Intelligence War, 1900 to Today: Including the Persecution of Gordon Welchman, 1988; Games of Intelligence: The Classified Conflict of International Espionage, 1989; Seven Spies Who Changed the World, 1991; Secret War: The Story of SOE, 1992; The Illegals, 1993; The Secret War for the Falklands, 1997; Counterfeit Spies, 1998; (with O. Tsarev) The Crown Jewels: The British Secrets at the Heart of the KGB Archives, 1998; Venona, 1998; The Third Secret, 1999. EDITOR: The Faber Book of Espionage, 1993; The Faber Book of Treachery, 1995. Contributor to periodicals. Address: PO Box 2, Goring on Thames, Berks. RG8 9SB, England. Online address: [email protected]

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