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Edith and Kim

UK Publisher: Harper Collins

To betray, you must first belong….

In June 1934, Kim Philby met his Soviet handler, the spy Arnold Deutsch. The woman who introduced them was called Edith Tudor-Hart. She changed the course of 20th-century history.

Then she was written out of it.

Drawing on the secret intelligence files on Edith Tudor-Hart, along with the private archive letters of Kim Philby, this finely worked, evocative and beautifully tense novel – by the granddaughter of Kim Philby – tells the story of the woman behind the Third Man.

Charlotte Philby is a former reporter, editor and columnist at The Independent newspaper - shortlisted for the 2013 Cudlipp prize...