Young Philby

Front Cover
Duckworth Overlook, 2012 - Biographical fiction, English - 268 pages
2 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified
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?

What people are saying - Write a review

Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

LibraryThing Review

User 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 PHILBY

User 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

Other editions - View all

About the author (2012)

ROBERT LITTELL is the author of sixteen previous novels and the nonfiction book "For the Future of Israel, "written with Shimon Peres, president of Israel. He has been awarded both the English Gold Dagger and the "Los Angeles"" Times" Book Prize for his fiction. His novel "The Company "was a "New York Times "bestseller and was adapted into a television miniseries. He lives in France.

Bibliographic information