Anthony Blunt: His Lives
This brilliant psychological examination of the infamous Cambridge art-historian-turned-spy reveals the multiple masks worn by the Cold War’s most notorious traitor. From young member of the Bloomsbury circle to left-wing intellectual, from closeted homosexual ascending to the Establishment to object of public denunciation by Margaret Thatcher, the arc of Blunt’s life is at once a deeply nuanced account of fifty years in the British power elite and an astonishing history of one of the century’s greatest deceits.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - willmurdoch - LibraryThing
A sad ending to a interesting life of the more talented of the "Cambridge Spies". Blunt was manipulated by the stronger personality of Guy Burgess but made the choice to help the Soviets and lived to ... Read full review
Anthony Blunt: his livesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Publisher and journalist Carter's first book is a massive and meticulously researched study of "the lives" of Anthony Blunt arguably the most enigmatic of the Cambridge-educated spies associated with ... Read full review