Borough Press nets Charlotte Philby's Cambridge spy novel

Borough Press nets Charlotte Philby's Cambridge spy novel

The Borough Press has acquired two more books from "powerhouse" thriller writer Charlotte Philby, including a novelisation of the life of her grandfather, Cambridge spy Kim Philby.

Publicity director Ann Bissell struck a deal for world English language rights with Julia Silk at Kingsford Campbell.

The first book in the deal, Edith and Kim, draws on letters from the family’s private archive to tell Kim Philby's story, intertwined with the story of Edith Tudor-Hart, the woman who recruited him and who has been largely written out of history.

The synopsis states: “Edith and Kim will tell th...

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