Vin Arthey is a writer and researcher who lives in Edinburgh. He holds a doctorate from Teesside University, of which he is a Fellow, for his work on KGB Colonel William Fisher.
From the most unlikely of beginnings in Newcastle, to Moscow, the streets of New York and back again this is an extraordinary tale of Cold War espionage and the true story behind the events depicted in Steven Spielberg's blockbuster Bridge of Spies. It reads as if it has come straight from the pages of a John le Carre novel. Click here to read an exclusive interview with Vin Arthey by Mary Hogarth.