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1408851784
A spy among friends, Philby and the great betrayal, Ben Macintyre, afterword by John Le Carre
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Author: Macintyre, Ben
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Classification: 920 PHI
ISBN: 9781408851784 1408851784
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Originally published: 2014
Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. His two closest friends in the intelligence world, Nicholas Elliott of MI6 and James Jesus Angleton, the CIA intelligence chief, thought they knew Philby better than anyone - and then discovered they had not known him at all. With access to newly released MI5 files and previously unseen family papers, and with the c
Audience: Teen readers
Additional information: xiv, 352 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
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London, Bloomsbury, 2015
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Superb. It is hard to believe that Philby got away with it for so long. His behaviour was appalling. It is an unnerving period of history and superbly told.
20/09/18
mrs h
Redbridge
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Enjoyed it, would have welcomed more narrative. We liked the photos which make it accessible and bro
28/11/16
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