The Red and the Blue: Cambridge, Treason and Intelligence

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The Red and the Blue: Cambridge, Treason and Intelligence

By Andrew Sinclair
Little, Brown, 1987
179 pp. $17.95
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A breezy, inadequately documented story of the two groups in prewar Cambridge that included moles and suspected moles: the literary group-the Apostles-and the Cavendish Laboratory, with its superb achievements and the enigmatic presence of the Soviet physicist Peter Kapitsa. Here is a glimpse of earlier British life, of secrecy, arrogance and scandals, but a thorough account remains to be written.

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