'A riveting read' Frederick Forsyth 'An intriguing and surprisingly plausible new interpretation of what Philby was really up to and who he was working for. A fine book' Daily Mail 'Littell combines deep knowledge of spycraft with jovial levity' Guardian 'Distinguished writer though Littell is, can he say anything new about Philby - or take a new approach to him? The answer to both questions, is yes' IndependentVom Verlag:
Englishman Harold Adrian Russell Philby, nicknamed Kim, slips onto the Russian freighter Domatova as it quietly sails out of the Beirut harbour. A spy for the Soviet Union, he flees the Lebanese capital with just the clothes on his back and uncertainty over his fate in Moscow. Will he be welcomed as a senior Soviet intelligence officer? Will the Great Game he's so keen on playing have a third act? Or will the Heart of Darkness have a more sinister purpose? Impossible to put down, Young Philby paints a vivid picture about one of recent history's most fascinating and subtle spies.
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Buchbeschreibung Duckworth Bloomsbury Trade Mrz 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 196x129x19 mm. Neuware - A gripping tale about the most enigmatic spy of the last century 288 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780715647431