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Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess

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Description for Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess Hardcover. The extraordinary true story of Guy Burgess, the man at the heart of the Cambridge Spy Ring and a linchpin of Cold War espionage. Num Pages: 448 pages, 3 x 8 page black and white insets. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DVUA; 3JJPG; BGH; HBTW; JPSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 164 x 244 x 43. Weight in Grams: 774.
Winner of the St Ermin's Intelligence Book of the Year Award. A Guardian Book of the Year. The Times Best Biography of the Year. Mail on Sunday Biography of the Year. Daily Mail Biography of Year. Spectator Book of the Year. BBC History Book of the Year. 'Andrew Lownie's biography of Guy Burgess, Stalin's Englishman ... shrewd, thorough, revelatory.' William Boyd 'In the sad and funny Stalin's Englishman, [Lownie] manages to convey the charm as well as the turpitude.' Craig Brown Guy Burgess was the most important, complex and fascinating ... Read more

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About Andrew Lownie
Andrew Lownie first became interested in the Cambridge Spy Ring when, as President of the Cambridge Union Society in 1984, he arranged an international seminar on the subject. After graduating from Cambridge University, where he won the Dunster Prize for History, Lownie went on to take a postgraduate degree in history at Edinburgh University. He is now a successful literary ... Read more

Reviews for Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess
Fine biography, packed with detail...impressive primary and secondary research
Wall Street Journal
Lownie brilliantly chronicles the life of the man at the centre of the Cambridge spy ring.
A remarkable and definitive portrait of the truly ghastly spy and traitor Guy Burgess who should surely never have been permitted to do us so much damage. ... Read more

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