Knightley, Phillip (George)

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KNIGHTLEY, Phillip (George)

KNIGHTLEY, Phillip (George). Australian, b. 1929. Genres: History, Biography. Career: Copyboy, The Telegraph, Sydney, 1945-47; Reporter, the Northern Star, Lismore, 1948-49; Copra Trader and Assistant Ed., The Oceania Daily News, Fiji, 1950; Reporter, the Herald, Melbourne, 1952-54; Reporter, 1954-56, and Foreign Correspondent, 1956-60, The Daily Mirror, Sydney; Ed., Imprint, Bombay, 1960-62; with ABC, Sydney, 1963; Special Correspondent, The Sunday Times, 1965-85. Publications: (with B. Page and D. Leitch) Philby: The Spy Who Betrayed a Generation, 1968; (with H. Atkinson) The Games, 1968; (with C. Simpson) The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia, 1969; The First Casualty: The War Correspondent as Hero Propagandist, and Myth-Maker, Crimea to Vietnam, 1975, rev. ed., 2000; Lawrence of Arabia, 1976; (with S. Fay) The Death of Venice, 1976; (ed.) Suffer the Children, 1979; The Vestey Affair, 1981; The Second Oldest Profession: The Spy as Bureaucrat, Patriot, Fantasist, and Whore, 1986; (with C. Kennedy) An Affair of State: The Profumo Case and the Framing of Stephen Ward, 1987; Philby: KGB Masterspy, 1988; A Hack's Progress, 1997; Australia: A Biography of a Nation, 2000. Address: 4 Northumberland Pl, London W2 5BS, England. Online address: [email protected]

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