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Our primary interest is in Maxwell Knight the naturalist, who influenced thousands of young people and thereby helped build peace – and concern for deeper values – after the worst war that the world has ever known.

We plan to share the forgotten/lost files of the real-life “M”.

We are aware that Maxwell Knight was Britain’s greatest spymaster and his remarkable story inspired Ian Fleming’s ‘M’.

Who was “M”? The best place to start is here

Or try Anoosh Chakelian’s article in the NewStatesman:

Cuckoos, le Carré, and conservation: the forgotten files of the real-life “M”

Or Simon H King’s article in the the Guardian:

Spectre of destruction: the lost manuscript of the real-life ‘M’

And then please come back and start your journey by clicking here