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A Spy among Friends

Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

A Spy among Friends( )
Author: Macintyre, Ben
Afterword by: le Carré, John
ISBN:978-1-4088-5172-2
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

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. Philby's 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. This is a story of intimate...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: True Crime / Espionage
Political Science / Intelligence & Espionage
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 24.2 x 3.6 cm
Book Weight:0.756 Kilograms
Author Biography
Macintyre, Ben (Author)
Ben Macintyre is writer-at-large and associate editor of the Times of London. He is the author of several books including Agent Zigzag, The Man Who Would Be King, The Englishman's Daughter, The Napoleon of Crime, Forgotten Fatherland, A Spy among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal, and The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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