Anthony Blunt (1)

We have just been listening to the programme about Anthony Blunt, looking back at the moment when he was unmasked as a spy in the House of Commons in 1979, although it was not a particular surprise in art historical circles. Most of it covered ground which is fairly familiar from Miranda Carter’s biography – his time as an Apostle in Cambridge, his friendship with Guy Burgess, his Marxist sympathies in the Spectator, apart from the contribution by Christopher Andrew, who fleshed out in more detail the secrets that Blunt did reveal:-


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