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MI5 AND ME

Synopsis

When aristocrat's daughter Charlotte Bingham was summoned to her father's office aged eighteen, she never expected to discover that he was a spy. Even more ominous was his decision that she should work for MI5. As fellow secretary Annabella illuminates the mysteries of MI5, and Lottie's home fills with actors doubling as spies, Lottie feels well and truly spooked. This hilarious memoir is a window into 1950s Britain, where debutantes are typists and where Englishness is both a nationality and a code of behaviour.