Review: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Spy

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Spy by Len Deighton My rating: 3 of 5 stars "There's often a world of difference between what things mean, and what they are supposed to mean." This is only going to be a short one (“phew!”), as even though it was by the (otherwise) great Len Deighton, it really didn’t connect … Continue reading Review: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Spy


Review: Ratcatcher

Ratcatcher by Tim Stevens My rating: 4 of 5 stars I've read a few dry runs over the last few months, but this is at last, the real deal. A modern spy thriller with enough background depth, invention, style and substance to stand comparison with some of the besr of yester-year. A real page-turner and … Continue reading Review: Ratcatcher

Review: The Trinity Six – Charles Cumming

The Trinity Six by Charles Cumming My rating: 3 of 5 stars Anyone who is in any way interested in spies, spying and the world of espionage in general, has surely read at least one of John le Carré's genre defining classics. Not the later gardening and Panama nonsense, but the unforgettable Cold War, Smiley intrigues. … Continue reading Review: The Trinity Six – Charles Cumming