The master spy: the story of Kim Philby

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Vintage Books, Feb 19, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 292 pages
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Chronicles the career of Cold-War double agent Kim Philby, a British counter intelligence officer and KGB operative

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The master spy: the story of Kim Philby

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Another book on Kim Philby? And Knightley's second ( Philby: The Spy Who Betrayed a Generation) on the same topic? Why? Knightley addresses these reservations by proving that his unique chance to ... Read full review


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Phillip Knightley was an award-winning investigative journalist with the Sunday Times for twenty years. He has written numerous books, including The Master Spy: The Story of Kim Philby, and a memoir, A Hack's Progress. He lives in London and travels widely to write and lecture.

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