Treason in the blood: H. St. John Philby, Kim Philby, and the spy case of the century
Brown tells the extraordinary stories of Kim Philby, a renowned double agent, and his father and mentor, Harry St. John Bridger Philby, who played a key role in establishing the modern Middle East. In this dual biography, the author includes interviews, private papers of both St. John and Kim Philby, and previously unreleased photographs and KGB memoranda--providing an intriguing account of espionage.
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These ISOS have survived in Donovan's papers and make it clear that Philby
knew where Canaris would be on any date, the names of the hotels where he
would stay, and his aliases. Philby therefore formed a plan to assassinate
Cowgill, of course, never knew until too late that Philby passed his assertions to
Burgess, who passed them to Blunt. In short order, Cowgill's goose was cooked.
But before it was, intervention appeared from an unlikely source — Graham ...
Aileen knew something of Kim's real work, although Kim rarely discussed his
business with her. She knew at once too much but not enough for peace of mind.
And here was the root cause of the trouble between them. There was a woman in
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TREASON IN THE BLOOD: H. St. John Philby, Kim Philby, and the Spy Case of the CenturyUser Review - Kirkus
The tale has been told many times, the theories get ever more intricate, but Canute himself could not still the waves of interest in British spy Kim Philby and what author Brown (Bodyguard of Lies ... Read full review
Treason in the blood: H. St. John Philby, Kim Philby, and the spy case of the centuryUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Treason in the blood? Father as role model? Philby & Son, Spies? Such Freudian stuff aside, this is as absorbing and instructive a book as history buffs and spy-story lovers will read in the current ... Read full review