By Uri Bar-Joseph,David Hazony
SOON TO BE A NETFLIX unique MOVIE
A gripping feat of reportage that exposes—for the 1st time in English—the sensational lifestyles and mysterious dying of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian senior legit who spied for Israel, providing new perception into the turbulent glossy historical past of the center East.
As the son-in-law of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser and an in depth consultant to his successor, Anwar Sadat, Ashraf Marwan had entry to the inner most secrets and techniques of the country’s govt. yet Marwan himself had a mystery: He used to be a undercover agent for the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence carrier. lower than the codename “The Angel,” Marwan grew to become Egypt into an open booklet for the Israeli intelligence services—and, by way of alerting the Mossad just before the joint Egyptian-Syrian assault on Yom Kippur, kept Israel from a devastating defeat.
Drawing on meticulous learn and interviews with many key members, Uri Bar Joseph items jointly Marwan’s tale. within the method, he sheds new mild in this risky time in smooth Egyptian and heart japanese heritage, culminating in 2011’s Arab Spring. The Angel additionally chronicles the discord in the Israeli govt that introduced down top Minister Golda Meir.
However, this nail-biting narrative doesn’t finish with Israel’s victory within the Yom Kippur struggle. Marwan eluded Egypt’s ruthless mystery companies for a few years, yet then someone talked. 5 years later, in 2007, his physique used to be present in the backyard of his London condominium construction. Police suspected he were thrown from his fifth-floor balcony, and because of explosive new facts, Bar-Joseph can eventually demonstrate who, how, and why.
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The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel by Uri Bar-Joseph,David Hazony