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A spy named orphan : the enigma of Donald Maclean

Author: Roland Philipps
Publisher: London : Vintage Digital, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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*A PERFECT GIFT FOR FATHER'S DAY*Donald Maclean was a star diplomat, an establishment insider and a keeper of some of the West's greatest secrets. He was also a Russian spy, driven by passionately held beliefs, whose betrayal and defection to Moscow reverberated for decades. Christened 'Orphan' by his Russian recruiter, Maclean was the perfect spy and Britain's most gifted traitor. But as he leaked huge amounts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Donald Maclean; Donald Maclean
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Philipps
ISBN: 9781473545106 1473545102
OCLC Number: 1049151298
Awards: Short-listed for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2019 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Roland Philipps.

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He was also a Russian spy, driven by passionately held beliefs, whose betrayal and defection to Moscow reverberated for decades.Christened 'Orphan' by his Russian recruiter, Maclean was the perfect  Read more...

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Brilliantly fluent...fascinating...[Philipps] writes so cleanly, and at such a clip, handling the big scenes with aplomb...This biography first grips and then lingers long in the mind. It is a Read more...

 
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