One midnight in January in the early 1960s, the Russian freighter Domatova quietly slipped out of Beirut harbour. The ship had sailed with a single passenger on board: an Englishman named Harold Adrian Russell Philby, nicknamed Kim. He had fled the Lebanese capital with little more than the clothes on his back. Would Moscow Centre welcome him as a senior Soviet intelligence officer?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - maneekuhi - LibraryThing
Littell has written many fine novels over the years. "The Company" is one of my all time favorites. "Young Philby" is another winner. It tells many stories of mole Kim Philby's early life with each ... Read full review
YOUNG PHILBYUser Review - Kirkus
A dizzying "what if" take on (in)famous British spy Kim Philby.In 1963, Kim Philby, a member of British Intelligence, was exposed as a double agent working for Russia. The case continues to provide a ... Read full review