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Author Name    CARTER, Miranda

Title   Anthony Blunt : his lives

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper

Edition   First US Edition

Publisher   NY Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2001

ISBN Number    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

Price = 14.75 USD

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