What makes a spy? ᛫ Roland Philipps
Donald Maclean, code name Orphan, was the most enigmatic member of the infamous Cambridge spies. Like the rest of that extraordinary group, Maclean was recruited while at university to become a mole for Russia’s Communist regime during the Cold War, leaking huge amounts of top-secret British intelligence before he was forced to disappear. On a damp day in April this year, author Roland Phillipps took Alex Clark on a tour of Whitehall, where Donald worked for the Foreign Office and spied for the Russians, to explainwhy he decided to write A Spy Named Orphan, and to give us an insight into what made Maclean go from gifted diplomat to dangerous traitor.
A Spy Named Orphan, The Enigma of Donald Maclean by Roland Philipps http://po.st/VcqTxR
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