Author(s): Philipps, Roland,
Date of Publication: 19/02/2019,
Pagination: 464 pages,
Published By: Vintage Publishing,
Book Classification: Biography: historical political & military, The Cold War, Espionage & secret services
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.