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The Philby Files By Genrikh Borovik

The Philby Files
by Genrikh Borovik

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Using newly released KGB files and interviews with Philby himself, this book goes about answering some of the lingering questions about the spying activities of Kim Philby. It looks at, amongst other things, his recruitment at Cambridge and his part in a plot to assassinate Franco.
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The Philby Files: The Secret Life of the Master Spy - KGB Archives Revealed by Genrikh Borovik

In 1963, former British secret service agent Kim Philby fled Beirut for Moscow just steps away from a CIA hit team, and closed the door on the Soviet Union's most successful penetration of Western intelligence. Philby's exploits as a Soviet mole - he served as MI6's chief liason with the CIA in Washington, and was the lynchpin of the notorious Cambridge spy ring - have inspired countless spy novelists, from John le Carre to Len Deighton. Russian journalist Genrikh Borovik, drawing on a trove of new information culled from the KGB's Philby files and from Philby himself, at last answers the lingering questions about the Soviet master spy. From his recruitment at Cambridge to his involvement in a plot to assassinate Franco, from the KGB's doubts about his loyalty to the details of espionage tradecraft, here is the last word on Philby.

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GOR003789091
The Philby Files: The Secret Life of the Master Spy - KGB Archives Revealed by Genrikh Borovik
Genrikh Borovik
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown & Company
1994-09-08
384
0316910155
9780316910156
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