I would be delighted if you fancied preordering a first edition hardback copy of EDITH AND KIM, to land on your mat on 31 March 2022. To encourage you, below are some lovely words about the book from my publisher.

The new, literary novel from Charlotte PhilbyTo betray, you must first belong…

In June 1934, Kim Philby met his Soviet handler, the spy Arnold Deutsch
The woman who introduced them changed the course of history
Her name was Edith Tudor-Hart
Her story has never been told

Edith Tudor Hart changed the course of 20th century history. Then she was written out of it.

Drawing on the Secret Intelligence Files on Edith Tudor Hart, along with the private archive letters of Kim Philby, this finely worked, evocative and beautifully tense novel tells, for the first time, the story of the woman behind the Third Man.

Praise for Charlotte Philby

‘Superbly crafted with heart-stopping twists and chills galore. A new star has arrived in the thriller firmament’ THE TIMES

‘Her thrillers have been a game-changer for the spy genre’ DAILY EXPRESS

‘Seriously stylish, hugely compelling… Charlotte Philby redefines a male-dominated genre with her brilliantly complex female characters’ LUCY FOLEY

‘A hugely original and talented writer’ JANE CASEY

‘Heart-breaking, gripping and always beautifully written’ ERIN KELLY

‘Brilliantly executed and tense’ SUNDAY TIMES

‘Terribly compelling… persuasive and absorbing’ OBSERVER

‘Compelling and emotionally resonant’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘Dark and addictive and magnificent’ JOANNA CANNON

‘Patricia Highsmith territory… Subterfuge, paranoia and chills galore’ THE TIMES

‘Timely, gripping and morally complex’ MAIL ON SUNDAY

‘Philby is a skilled and evocative writer’ FINANCIAL TIMES

‘Clever, gripping, unsettling and thoroughly entertaining’ HOLLY WATT

‘Compelling and complex’ HARRIET TYCE

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008466374
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 222 x 141 x 28 mm

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Book festivals 2021

By , 19th August 2021
Features
From a celebration of the life of John le Carré at Cheltenham to an exploration of women and crime in Chiswick, please join me at one of the following events, across the country (and the internet!)