Thursday, March 13, 2008

Farewell, W. T. Tyler.

On February 29th, former State Department employee Samuel Hamrick Jr. died of cancer at the age of 78. As author W. T. Tyler, he produced several spy novels, including The Man Who Lost the War (1980), Ants of God (1981), Rogue's March (1982), The Shadow Cabinet (1984), The Lion and the Jackal (1988), Last Train from Berlin (1994), and The Consul's Wife (1998). He also wrote a nonfiction work, Deceiving the Deceivers: Kim Philby, Donald Maclean, and Guy Burgess (2004).

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