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A Delicate Truth by John Le Carre

Difficult to get into at first but by half way I was hooked.  The action jumps around by time and location with no connection.  Seemingly until it all connects.   15 more words

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Book Review: A Delicate Truth by John le Carré

This is my third book by le Carré. I started with The Constant Gardener, which I loved and then read The Spy Who Came in from the Cold which was ok. 349 more words

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John le Carré on top form... but I still miss Smiley!

I’ve been a fan of John le Carré’s for a very long time, especially of the Smiley novels.  I know that Smiley had to be put out to grass when the Cold War finished, but – I imagine like le Carré himself – I mourned his eclipse and secretly I’ve always hoped that Smiley will enjoy some kind of reinvention one day.  461 more words

Crime Novel Themes

A Miscellaneous Compilation 2

Currently, I am experiencing a feeling of sheer exuberance, admittedly coupled with (and yet not diminished by) an undeniable fatigue. I am tired, so very tired; every fibre in my body needs rest, and I can think of no better way to express my present desire than to say that right now, all I want to do is some major chilling! 1,767 more words