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The Philby Files: The Secret Life of Master Spy Kim Philby
"Mr. Borovik... expertly weaves commentary together with actual text from internal K.G.B. records on the ring, messages from Philby to Moscow, extensive interviews from 300 hours of tape-recorded sessions with Philby." --The New York Times Book Review
Hardcover, 382 pages
Published October 1st 1994 by Little Brown and Company
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This is another of the books that I read for my ULYSSES in the film THE GOOD SHEPHERD paper. Kim Philby was the notorious British (part of the Cambridge Group) Secret Agent who "worked" for MI6 and liased closely with the CIA ... all the while, in actuality, working undercover for the KGB in the Soviet Union! One of the many things that Philby perpetrated was tipping off his fellow Brit but agent for the Soviets Donald Maclean that he was going to be exposed. Maclean defected to the USSR, taking ...more