Title Anthony Blunt : his lives
Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper
Edition First US Edition
Publisher NY Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2001
0374105316 / 9780374105310
Seller ID 4694
B&W Photographs; 590 pages; Spine ends bumped, a few page edges creased. Unclipped dust wrapper is lightly edgeworn and rubbed with a short closed tear at front flap corner. A nice copy.; A comprehensive and engrossing look at the multiple lives of Anthony Blunt, art historian, author, director of the Courtauld Institute, and MI5 agent during WWII. Blunt was also a member of the "Cambridge Spies" group (along with Kim Philby, Guy Burgess, and Donald Maclean) that passed secrets and documents to the Soviet Union.The book attempts to separate facts from the many incorrect stories published in books and in the media when PM Margaret Thatcher exposed Blunt in 1979.
British History Espionage Spy Soviet Union Homosexual MI5 Kim Philby Art History