Phillip Knightley, 11 July 1991
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Simon and Schuster, 403 pp., £17.99, May 1991, 9780671699307Show More
“... In the international intelligence community, (a loose term to cover spies, spy writers and spy groupies) there are two views on Kim Philby. One is that after he fled to Moscow he was a burnt-out case, a pathetic drunk living on the memory of his great triumph – fooling the West for thirty years. In this scenario, Philby drank to drown the thought of what might have been ...”