Christopher Hitchens, 23 February 1995
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Little, Brown, 382 pp., £18.99, September 1994, 0 316 91015 5Show More
The Fifth Man by Roland Perry.
Sidgwick, 486 pp., £16.99, October 1994, 0 283 06216 9Show More
Treason in the Blood: H. St John Philby, Kim Philby and the Spy Case of the Century by Anthony Cave Brown.
Hale, 640 pp., £25, January 1995, 9780709055822Show More
My Five Cambridge Friends by Yuri Modin.
Headline, 328 pp., £17.99, October 1994, 0 7472 1280 5Show More
Looking for Mr Nobody: The Secret Life of Goronwy Rees by Jenny Rees.
Weidenfeld, 291 pp., £18.99, October 1994, 0 297 81430 3Show More
“... this business is Phillip Knightley, and look what we find on page 190 of his book, produced with Genrikh Borovik. Kim Philby is apparently talking: But if success does come, an agent has the obligation to take full advantage of it, even better, to take double advantage of it. To avail himself of all the opportunities that success brings, he has to ...”