Kim Philby, The Spy who Betrayed his Country and his Class

by Read Listen Learn · Espionage · Upper-Intermediate

For many years, Kim Philby was seen in Britain as the traitor who betrayed his country, his class and his friends. He had a privileged upbringing, was highly intelligent and had money. But he also believed that the world would be a better place if each of us gave according to our abilities and only earnt what we needed for a decent life. He became the most notorious Soviet spy in British history (1,260 words).

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