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What pushed Blunt, Burgess, Cairncross, Maclean and Philby into Soviet hands?With access to recently released papers and other neglected documents, this sharp analysis of the intelligence world examines how and why these men and others betrayed their country and what this cost Britain and its allies.Enemies Within is a new history of the influence of Moscow on Britain told through the stories of those who chose to spy for the Soviet Union. It also challenges entrenched assumptions about abused trust, corruption and Establishment cover-ups that began with the Cambridge Five and the disappearance of Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean on the night boat to Saint-Malo in 1951.In a book that is as intellectually thrilling as it is entertaining and illuminating, Richard Davenport-Hines traces the bonds between individuals, networks and organisations over generations to offer a study of character, both individual and institutional. At its core lie the operative traits of boarding schools, the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the Intelligence Division, Foreign Office, MI5, MI6 and Moscow Centre.Davenport-Hines tells many stories of espionage, counter-espionage and treachery. With its vast scope, ambition and scholarship, Enemies Within charts how the undermining of authority, the rejection of expertise and the suspicion of educational advantages began, and how these have transformed the social and political temper of modern Britain.

Enemies Within Audiobook Narrator

Richard Trinder is the narrator of Enemies Within audiobook that was written by Richard Davenport-Hines

About the Author(s) of Enemies Within

Richard Davenport-Hines is the author of Enemies Within

Richard Davenport-Hinesis the acclaimed biographer of W. H. Auden and the Macmillan dynasty. He is also the author of Proust at the Majestic: The Last Days of the Author Whose Book Changed Paris and The Pursuit of Oblivion: A Global History of Narcotics. He is a regular contributor to the U.K. publications Literary Review, Sunday Telegraph, Spectator, and the Times Literary Supplement.

Enemies Within Full Details

NarratorRichard Trinder
Length24 hours 12 minutes
AuthorRichard Davenport-Hines
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
Release dateJanuary 28, 2023
ISBN9780008243852

Subjects

According to HarperCollins Publishers, the Publisher of Enemies Within Audiobook, Enemies Within includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is Biography & Autobiography, Historical

Additional info

The imprint is William Collins. It is supplied by HarperCollins Publishers. The ISBN-13 is 9780008243852.

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This book is only available in the United States.

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