Treason in the blood: H. St. John Philby, Kim Philby, and the spy case of the century

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Houghton Mifflin, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 677 pages
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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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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

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Anthony Cave Brown is the author of Treason in the Blood, On a feild of Red, Bodyguard of Lies, and biographies of Stewart Menzies and William S. Dinivan. He currently lives in Broad Run, Virgina.

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