Spies and Secret Agents

Ken Follett

  • Conspiracy by Anthony Summers
    Gollancz, 639 pp, £9.95, May 1980, ISBN 0 575 02846 7
  • The Man Who Kept the Secrets by Thomas Powers
    Weidenfeld, 393 pp, £10.00, April 1980, ISBN 0 297 77738 6

Anthony Summers’s argument is remarkably simple. There is a tape-recording of the gunfire which killed President Kennedy. The third and fourth shots are too close together to have come from a single gun. Two guns means two gunmen, and two gunmen make a conspiracy.

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