Here’s something I am excited about. As you know, I think I have a pretty broad knowledge of the spy shows and television series that are out there, but even I am constantly amazed at the shows that I have missed – or I am simply unaware of. Where do you learn about these shows?
Well maybe this will help me – on the television front anyway. Bear Manor Media has announced they will shortly be shipping pre-orders for Wes Britton’s major new contribution to television history, The Encyclopedia of TV Spies!
It’s due out on March 1, 2009, and the Encyclopedia covers just about everything a spy fan could ask for!
Since 1951, in over 200 programs, TV spies have been cultural trend-setters from The Man From U.N.C.L.E. to The Six Million Dollar Man. They’ve been espionage blended with science-fiction, gritty and realistic, docu-dramas, mini-series, comic spoofs for adults and entertainment for the very young. And, as Wes Britton demonstrates in his new Encyclopedia of TV Spies, the genre is full of nuggets and rarities even the most devoted spy-watcher may have missed.
What do you know about The Piglet Files, Doomwatch, The Sandbaggers? Has your DVD diet included Passport to Danger, Man in a Suitcase, Sleepers? 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 history, this is one that belongs on your bookshelf!
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