Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Standard Name: Philby, Kim
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It was also the greatest of all his commercial successes, holding its place for six months on the New York Times bestseller list.
Greene had begun writing it a decade earlier, but put it aside...
Back in England, Greene continued work for the Iberian department of the Secret Intelligence Service for most of the war, monitoring espionage which was carried out in Gibraltar, Lisbon, Madrid, and Tangier—all cities which were...
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In this story he returns for his setting to London, to the world of espionage which he had known from the inside during World War Two. Although the plot features an English double agent...
The business-oriented and purportedly non-political Anglo-German Fellowship was formed in London to promote friendly relations between the two countries. It lasted until 1941 before succumbing to the pressure of war.
Kim Philby , perhaps the cleverest of the group of Britons who had been spying for Soviet Russia for years, was confronted with his guilt and offered immunity in exchange for a full confession. Instead...