“Superbly crafted with heart-stopping twists and chills galore. A new star has arrived in the thriller firmament, ” The Times.
“Philby is a skilled and evocative writer,” The Financial Times.
The story of what became of Kim Philby and the other Cambridge Five spies, is well known. What is less well-known is the role that Edith Tudor-Hart played in introducing Kim to his Soviet handler, the spy Arnold Deutsch.
Drawing on the Secret Intelligence Files on Edith Tudor Hart, along with the private archive letters of Kim Philby, Charlotte Philby’s compelling novel tells the story of the woman behind the Third Man.