Review: A Legacy of Spies – John le Carré

"He's one of those writers who will be read a century from now" Robert Harris

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Review: The Moscow Option by Jeremy Duns

The Moscow Option by Jeremy Duns My rating: 5 of 5 stars Say goodbye to your wife or husband, boy or girlfriend. Say farewell to your friends and family. Ring in sick to work. No, not because it’s the late ’60’s and you’re defecting to the Soviet Union…it’s because for The Moscow Option’s main character … Continue reading Review: The Moscow Option by Jeremy Duns

Review: A Colder War

A Colder War by Charles Cumming My rating: 5 of 5 stars I couldn’t have enjoyed this book any more if I’d tried. Believe me. If you’ve ever been a fan of, or even ever heard someone say they’ve been a fan of the classic Spy Fiction writers, then this is for you - and … Continue reading Review: A Colder War

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 Arms Maker of Berlin – Dan Fesperman

The Arms Maker of Berlin by Dan Fesperman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Spies and the second world war. Who doesn't love stories about one or the other? Spies in the Second World War? Getting better. Spies today and spies in the Second World War - Now that's a match made in some sort … Continue reading Review: The Arms Maker of Berlin – Dan Fesperman

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