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The Cambridge Spies
24 April, 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 CEST
Now to reveal the location: housed in an old mansion house dating from the 1640s once owned by the Great Grandfather of George Sand; below the Wine Bar judged by Bonjour Paris as the best Wine Bar in Paris; in a stone vaulted room frequented by Jean-Jacques Rousseau: O’Château at 68 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, close to Rue Etienne Marcel, Metro Louvre-Rivoli (line 1) or Etienne Marcel (line4), RER Châtelet les Halles.
The Cambridge Spies: Kim Philby, Donald Maclean, Guy Burgess, Anthony Blunt and, possibly, John Cairncross or Victor Rothschild. The inspiration for John le Carré’s book Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Double Agents who supplied ultra-secret information to Russia over the course of 30 years. Upper Crust members of British Society. What enticed these men to betray their Country in this manner?
We shall learn, from Edward Towne, historian and linguist, when he gives his talk at O’Château at 7.00pm this coming Tuesday, 24th April. Some places remaining, but not many. Tickets €30, including drinks, for Society Members and their guests, €40 for non-member Alumni. Please apply to Cambridge Society of Paris Hon Sec, Tony Banton, using the Application Form attached.