M: Maxwell Knight, MI5’s greatest spymaster

Date and time: Thursday 20 April, 6pm

Venue: Project room (1.06), 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh

Acclaimed author Henry Hemming will talk about his new book — a biography of Maxwell Knight, the original and legendary ‘M’ of MI5.

Henry Hemmings

Henry Hemming is the author of five works of non-fiction including In Search of the English EccentricMisadventure in the Middle East, shortlisted for the Dolman Travel Book Award, and Churchill’s Iceman, published in the US as The Ingenious Mr Pyke, which became a New York Times bestseller.

He has written for The Sunday TimesDaily TelegraphDaily MailThe Times, The Economist,  FT Magazine and The Washington Post and has given interviews on Radio 4’s Today Programme and NBC’s Today Show and spoken at schools, festivals and companies including RDF Media, The RSA, Science Museum, Frontline Club and The School of Life.

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