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Page 62. " a flat in Dolphin Square "
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An imposing block of apartments in Pimlico, built between 1935 and 1937, complete with tennis courts, swimming pool and shopping arcade. Anne, the Princess Royal, and Harold Wilson both lived there.

A Soviet spy, John Vassall, who was arrested in 1962 (the year before this novel was published) had an apartment in Dolphin Square.  Both the Free French of Charles de Gaulle and MI5 used apartments here.