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Published: 20 January 2015

784 Pages | 25 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199656585

Bookseller Code (06)

Stalin's Agent

The Life and Death of Alexander Orlov

Boris Volodarsky

  • The history of the biggest KGB deception of all time
  • The true story behind General Alexander Orlov, Stalinist henchman, controller of Kim Philby, and famous Soviet defector
  • An intriguing tale of Russian espionage and deception, stretching from the time of Lenin to the Putin era
  • Throws new light on many other Soviet intelligence operations of the time
  • Reveals a completely fresh perspective on the activities of Philby and the Cambridge Five

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