JAMES BOND IS THE FANTASY. HERE'S THE REALITY. - Written by a former SAS officer and MI6 operative for Her Majesty's Secret Service - Details more than 100 skills, tips and techniques employed by spies to get the job done - Packed with fascinating information about real-world spies and their cinematic counterparts - Foreword written by a director of the James Bond film franchise MI6 Spy Skills for Civilians shows you how to master the skills of a British agent in order to protect yourself and others, be sneakier and handle any situation - even if it involves escaping from a hostile foreign country. Inside you'll find dozens of real secret agent skills and tips detailed and explained, often with helpful illustrations to clarify how they're done. Sections covered include: - Surveillance - Safe Travel Tips - Dead Letter Boxes - Brush Contacts - Self Defense - Innocuous and Natural Weapons - Intelligence Gathering - Subterfuge - Covert Methods of Entry - Insertion and Extraction Techniques - And much more The book covers more than 100 tips and techniques in all, as detailed by Red Riley, a former SAS and MI6 operative. It's invaluable information formerly available only to a select few - and now it's available to you, too Includes a foreword by Ian Sharp, action director of the classic James Bond film Goldeneye.