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Martin Sixsmith was born in Cheshire and educated at Oxford, Harvard and the Sorbonne. From 1980 to 1997 he worked for the BBC as the Corporation’s correspondent in Moscow, Washington, Brussels and Warsaw. From 1997 to 2002 he worked for the Government as Director of Communications and Press Secretary first to Harriet Harman, then to Alistair Darling and finally to Stephen Byers. He is now a writer, presenter and journalist. He is the author of two novels, Spin and I Heard Lenin Laugh, and two non-fiction books, Moscow Coup: The Death of the Soviet System and The Litvinenko File: The True Story of a Death Foretold. He lives in London.

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Philomena The True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away by Martin Sixsmith
Philomena The True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away
Martin Sixsmith
Philomena is the tale of a mother and a son whose lives were scarred by the forces of hypocrisy on both sides of the Atlantic and of the secrets they were forced to keep. With a foreword by Judi Dench,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2013
Spin by Martin Sixsmith
Spin
Martin Sixsmith
Although set in 2011 and obviously fiction, the background to this, the workings of Downing Street, the power struggles and manipulation …, they have got to be real, based on now, and itâs fascinating for he, of course, worked for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2005

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