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Guy Burgess

Driberg, Tom Baron Bradwell.

Guy Burgess

a portrait with background.

by Driberg, Tom Baron Bradwell.

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burgess, Guy, 1911-1963

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA585.B78 D7 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6217788M
    LC Control Number57001057
    OCLC/WorldCa1903821

      Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of "The Cambridge Spies"—Maclean, Philby, Blunt—brilliant young men recruited in the s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, .   One of the oddities about Guy Burgess, the most colorful of the so-called Cambridge spies, was that in his usual state of extreme slovenliness, with food stains all over his rumpled suits and the stink of raw garlic and alcohol permanently on his breath, he always insisted on wearing his Old Etonian tie. He wore [ ].

    Guy Burgess: Revolutionary in an Old School Tie is based on extensive research in archives, including those of the BBC, Eton, King’s College (Cambridge), Christ Church (Oxford), the National Archives (Kew) and many others. It is the first book to take Burgess seriously as a political figure, interpreting his espionage activities in the /5(15). The first, full biography of Guy Burgess reveals the extent of his espionage and culminates in new relevations about his last days in Moscow. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

    Cambridge spy Guy Burgess was a supreme networker, with a contacts book that included everyone from statesmen to socialites, high-ranking government officials to the famous actors and literary figures of the day. He also set a gold standard for conflicts of interest, working variously, and often simultaneously, for the BBC, MI5, MI6, the War. Read "Guy Burgess The Spy Who Knew Everyone" by Stewart Purvis available from Rakuten Kobo. Cambridge spy Guy Burgess was a supreme networker, with a contacts book that included everyone from statesmen to sociali Brand: Biteback Publishing.


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Guy Burgess: Revolutionary in an Old School Tie is based on extensive research in archives, including those of the BBC, Eton, King’s College (Cambridge), Christ Church (Oxford), the National Archives (Kew) and many others. It is the first book to take Burgess seriously as a political figure, interpreting his espionage activities in the /5(7).

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Everyday low /5(). I s there anything significant left to say about members of the Cambridge spy ring, Moscow Centre’s “magnificent five”?The answer, judging.

Guy Burgess really was the man who had everything. Born into a privileged family, he was educated at Eton and Cambridge and went. Stalin's Englishman is a well-researched book on Guy Burgess, one of many Russian spies recruited from the elitist British educational system.

There are ample footnotes which helped to clarify their actions of the 's. Guy Burgess seemed like an aimless young man who seemed to have a need to commit himself to a cause/5. View the profiles of people named Guy Burgess. Join Facebook to connect with Guy Burgess and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to.

A central theme of this exhaustively researched and absorbing book, the first full biographical study and likely to remain the definitive life, is that its subject was unknowable. “Burgess is certainly the most complex and enigmatic of the Cambridge spies,” Lownie writes, “a man of enormous contradictions and complexities.”.

Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of "The Cambridge Spies" - Maclean, Philby, Blunt - brilliant young men recruited in. Guy Burgess, (bornDevonport, Devon, Eng.—died Aug. 30,Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.), British diplomat who spied for the Soviet Union in World War II and early in the Cold War period.

At the University of Cambridge in the s, Burgess was part of a group of upper-middle-class students—including Donald Maclean, Kim Philby, and Anthony Blunt—who.

Guy Burgess: Revolutionary in an Old School Tie is based on extensive research in archives, including those of the BBC, Eton, King’s College (Cambridge), Christ Church (Oxford), the National Archives (Kew) and many others.

It is the first book to take Burgess seriously as a political figure, interpreting his espionage activities in the Reviews:   Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of "The Cambridge Spies"&#;Maclean, Philby, Blunt&#;brilliant young men recruited in the s to betray their country to the Soviet Union.

An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless Price: $   3 'Mr Burgess is Away Today' Serving more than one master, 4 I Am 'Anxious to Appoint a Mr Guy Burgess' British Intelligence embraces a KGB spy, 5 'Everyone Under the Sun' Networking at Westminster, 6 'An Important Promotion That Can Be Put to Valuable Use' Properly established in the establishment Brand: Biteback Publishing, Ltd.

The Student and the Spy: How One Man’s Life Was Changed by the Cambridge Five An unlikely friendship with Guy Burgess, the infamous British double-agent, brought unexpected joy to Stanley WeissAuthor: Lorraine Boissoneault.

Afshin goes underground with author and literary agent Andrew Lownie, whose new book – Stalin’s Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess –.

Onat the height of the cold war, two British diplomats, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean, disappeared from Great Britain just as they were about to be apprehended as spies for the Soviet Union. The defection of these members of the establishment stunned the nation. The notorious case was reopened by the serialization in The (London) Observer of Andrew Boyle's /5(4).

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He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and has been working in the conflict resolution field, as a scholar and a practitioner, since   Cambridge spy Guy Burgess was a supreme networker, with a contacts book that included everyone from statesmen to socialites, high-ranking government officials to the famous actors and literary figures of the day.

He also set a gold standard for conflicts of interest, working variously, and often simultaneously, for the BBC, MI5, MI6, the War.