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Under deep suspicion in Beirut, Kim Philby still carried on regardless

16 October 2021

9:00 AM

16 October 2021

9:00 AM

Love and Deception: Philby in Beirut James Hanning

Corsair, pp.408, 25

The story of the Cambridge spies has been served up so often that it has become stale — too detailed, too predictable, too firmly etched in Cold War monochrome. So it’s a good idea to seek another angle, through the warmer lens of a love affair involving its main protagonist Kim Philby and his wife Eleanor.

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