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Mask Of Treachery - John Costello

Collins, 1988, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Top edges of text block very lightly soiled.

From the cover: “Exposes an extraordinary trail of perfidy. According to MI5 files, Soviet scientific espionage agents were active in Cambridge long before Anthony Blunt and the ‘Marxisants’ took over the Apostles – listed for the first time from the Society’s secret records. Costello names the Austrian Comintern agent who recruited Blunt, Burgess, Philby and Maclean as long-term ‘agent vliyania’, and details the techniques of their recruitment. He reveals how Blunt — the ‘First Man’, not the Fourth — exploited homosexual blackmail techniques learnt at public school, and how he lied consistently after his 1963 confession to MI5 interrogators (including Peter Wright).”


Size: 9¼" x 6¼". 761 pages.
£9.50

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