A Spy Named Orphan

A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, 20th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 21/02/2019
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Synopsis

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... Codenamed 'Orphan' by his Russian recruiter, Maclean was Britain's most gifted traitor. But as he leaked huge amounts of top-secret intelligence, an international code-breaking operation was rapidly closing in on him. Moments before he was unmasked, Maclean escaped to Moscow. Drawing on a wealth of previously classified material, A Spy Named Orphan now tells this story for the first time in full, revealing the character and devastating impact of perhaps the most dangerous Soviet agent of the twentieth century.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781784703578
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Weight: 330g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm

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