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Philby

Bruce Page

Philby

the spy who betrayed a generation

by Bruce Page

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Sphere in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Philby, Kim, 1912-,
    • Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Espionage, Soviet -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Bruce Page, David Leitch, and Phillip Knightley ; introduction by John le Carre.
      ContributionsLeitch, David, joint author., Knightley, Phillip, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB271.R92 P436 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination336 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4298108M
      ISBN 100722166605
      LC Control Number78326509

      Like Kipling's hero of the same name, Kim Philby was a man ""with two separate sides to his head""—half of which was working for England's Secret Intelligence Service, the other half for Russia for over thirty years in what must be certainly the most high handed chapters of the Great Game. He was also the Third Man, unidentified for years while suspected by M.I. 5 (and protected by Macmillan. However, this book puts ''meat on the bones''. The book goes into details and material which was not included in other works on Philby. Philby was a complex character and this comes out in the book. My overall impression of Philby is that he was a total bastard /5(70).

      This is particularly fruitful for the first part of Philby's career, since for some unexplained reason the file does not continue beyond the early years of WW II, after which Philby's recollections, mostly repetitive of his own book, are supplemented by the recollections of a former KGB agent in London who didn't work with Philby at hermes-security.com: Genrikh Borovik. May 13,  · This is the hardback first edition of Kim Philby: The Spy I Loved by Eleanor Philby, with a dustjacket front cover photo by Olga Mathews. It was published in the UK by Hamish Hamilton in in conjunction with paperback publisher Pan Books, who issued a .

      “Philby has no home, no women, no faith. Behind the inbred upper-class arrogance, the taste for adventure, lies the self-hate of a vain misfit for whom nothing will ever be worthy of his loyalty. In the last instance, Philby is driven by the incurable drug of deceit itself.” —John le Carré. Oct 13,  · About the book: Guy Burgess was the most important, complex and fascinating of 'The Cambridge Spies' - Maclean, Philby, Blunt - all brilliant young men recruited in the s to betray their.


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Sep 16,  · The writer, who has just landed a book deal with Harper Collins for her debut novel, The Most Difficult Thing, has grown up with the legacy of Kim Philby’s betrayal and defection to the Soviet.

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Or $ to buy. Treason in the Blood: H. John. A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal [Ben Macintyre, John le Carré] on hermes-security.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The true story of Kim Philby, the Cold War's most infamous spyCited by: 6.

Jan 01,  · Kim Philby, British intelligence officer until and the most successful Soviet double agent of the Cold War period. He was apparently responsible for the deaths of many Western agents whose activities he betrayed to the Soviets during the s and early ’50s.

Jun 23,  · Buy The Most Difficult Thing: The Most Compulsive Book You'll Read All Year First Philby book, First Printing by Charlotte Philby (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(61). This move damaged Philby's reputation, with many speculating that had it not occurred, Philby could have climbed even higher in the Secret Intelligence Service.

Kim Philby. Kim Philby was a senior officer in Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, known as MI6, who began his work for the Soviet Union as. A detailed but short account of Philby's career in British intelligence (albeit as a Soviet agent) My Silent War is not 'tell-all' but it is a fascinating read nonetheless.

Philby and the other Cambridge spies became Communist agents in the service of the Soviet Union because they believed it was the only way to defeat fascism in Europe/5. This was the first book I've read about a member of the Cambridge Five spy ring, and it was so interesting I plan to read more.

Kim Philby worked for British intelligence, but he was secretly sending information to Russia. He defected to the Soviet Union in (Fun fact: Philby's betrayal inspired some of the novels by John Le Carré.)/5. Apr 24,  · Philby’s life had all the elements of a gripping novel.

Two of his British intelligence colleagues based their fiction on him. Graham Greene was a pen pal and visitor after Philby defected to Moscow, and his book The Human Factor (not The Third Man) was written with Philby in mind.

Mar 09,  · Philby, codenamed "Sonny" by the Soviets, was the archetype of treachery. Inhis two co-agents, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean, rumbled. May 12,  · It is one of the things my grandfather taught me, along with good mysteries, and good steak.

His spy stories were am9ng the fictional spies. Be that as it may, I really think he would have loved Ben Macintyre’s A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal. Ben Macintyre has established a career among spies, but not the fictional kind/5.

Mar 29,  · Buy A Spy Among Friends: Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Feb 27,  · Kim Philby, the so-called Third Man in the Cambridge spy ring, was the Cold War's most infamous traitor, a Soviet spy at the heart of British intelligence.

Philby joined Britain's secret service MI6 during the war and went on to head the section tasked with rooting out Russian spies before Brand: Biteback Publishing, Ltd.

Jul 27,  · Like almost every character in this book, Philby and Angleton were ferocious and competitive drinkers. They would meet at a clublike Washington saloon and.

The heart of Arabia; a record of travel & exploration [Reprint] () by Philby, H. (Harry St. John Bridger), and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. A blog by writer, author and journalist Charlotte Philby. I am a London-based author, journalist and broadcaster.

My debut novel The Most Difficult Thing is published by HarperCollins’ Borough Press and available to buy hermes-security.com was selected as the editor’s pick on Radio 4’s Open Book, and tipped as the debut novel to watch out for in the Observer’s New Voices feature May 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the book by Ben Macintyre.

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy hermes-security.com Philby was the greatest spy in history, Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. Feb 01,  · This outstanding portrayal of Harold Adrian Russell Philby, honourable Westminster schoolboy, Cambridge graduate, war correspondent for The Times of London in the Spanish Civil War, respected colleague and head of Section V (Spain & Portugal); & later Section IX (anti-Soviet section) of the British Secret Intelligence Service, and successful Soviet penetration agent, or mole, in the same /5(3).

The Empty Quarter: Being a Description of the Great South Desert of Arabia Known As Rub' Al Khali. by Philby, H. John B. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. If you dip into the new book “Spy Sites of Washington, DC”, you will find that sneaking, lying and skullduggery are as old as the republic itself.

SPIES, SPIES EVERYWHERE (Philby house. Philby's treachery was a huge blow to Milne and, after he retired, he wrote a highly revealing description of Philby's time in the secret service.

Publication of the memoirs was banned by MI6 but, after Milne's death inhis family were determined that this insider's account of the Philby affair be published.Jan 23,  · Kim Philby: Father, husband, traitor, spy Kim Philby, Britain's fabled Third Man, fled to the Soviet Union 50 years ago.

His family talk about one of the Cold War’s worst acts of treachery.In the annals of espionage, one name towers above all others: that of H.A.R. “Kim” Philby, the ringleader of the legendary Cambridge spies.

A member of the British establishment, Philby joined the Secret Intelligence Service inrose to the head of Soviet counterintelligence, and, as MI6’s liaison with the CIA and the FBI, betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians 3/5(3).