Young Philby (Paperback)
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Young Philby (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 27/03/2014
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Englishman Harold Adrian Russell Philby, nicknamed Kim, slips onto the Russian freighter Domatova as it quietly sails out of the Beirut harbour. A spy for the Soviet Union, he flees the Lebanese capital with just the clothes on his back and uncertainty over his fate in Moscow. Will he be welcomed as a senior Soviet intelligence officer? Will the Great Game hes so keen on playing have a third act? Or will the Heart of Darkness have a more sinister purpose? Impossible to put down, Young Philby paints a vivid picture about one of recent historys most fascinating and subtle spies.

Publisher: Overlook Press
ISBN: 9780715647431
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 212 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
An intriguing and surprisingly plausible new interpretation of what Philby was really up to and who he was working for. A fine book * Daily Mail *
Littell combines deep knowledge of spycraft with jovial levity * Guardian *
Distinguished writer though Littell is, can he say anything new about Philby or take a new approach to him? The answer to both questions, is yes * Independent *

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