A False Flag - A Review of The Naive and Sentimental Lover by John le Carre. By Edward Bloomfield. This review was expertly written and published over at our Spybrary listeners Facebook Group. I know many of our listeners are not Facebook members so wanted to share this review here. I also acknowledge that the Naive and Sentimental Lover is not a spy story, in fact, its an oddity in the le … [Read more...] about A False Flag – A Review of The Naive and Sentimental Lover
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Mick Herron talks to the Spybrary Spy Podcast about London Rules, Slough House and Jackson Lamb! Spybrary Podcast: Episode 34 With Author MICK HERRON! In this very special episode of the Spybrary Podcast, Shane turns the mic over to special agent David Craggs (from Episode 23) who interviews award-winning British author Mick Herron about his Slough House spy series. Often called … [Read more...] about 34: Mick Herron interview – London Rules and Slough House
About John Le Carre and the Cold War Toby Manning recently published his work which critically examines John Le Carre and the Cold War. Toby joins Shane Whaley on the Spybrary Spy Podcast to tell us more. Toby became a Le Carre fan at the age of 13. Having watched the Alec Guinness Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy TV series, he was hooked and his mother bought him a copy of the novel that … [Read more...] about 32: John Le Carre and the Cold War with Toby Manning
We talk Mick Herron, Ian Fleming, Len Deighton, John Le Carre and many more on Dead Drop 5 Today we launch a new series for Spybrary, it is called DEAD DROP 5. Today’s guest is deep under cover, behind the wall embedded in Communist East Berlin, he has asked his SIS handler to stash 5 of his favorite spy books in their dead drop location in the Friedrichshain park. David Craggs has … [Read more...] about 23: From Modesty Blaise to Mick Herron on Dead Drop 5
Press release just in from the Ink Factory: ON THE HEELS OF THE WILDLY SUCCESSFUL AND AWARD-WINNING SERIES “THE NIGHT MANAGER,” THE INK FACTORY, BBC AND AMC ANNOUNCE NEXT JOHN LE CARRÉ PROJECT -- “THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL” Florence Pugh to Star in the Park Chan-wook Directed Series; The series will be sold globally by Endeavor Content / IMG London, England [8 November 2017] – On the … [Read more...] about Hot off the Press John Le Carre’s Little Drummer Girl to be adapted for TV – Official!
Legacy of Spies Podcast Round Table September 7th saw the publication of the latest John Le Carre novel 'A Legacy of Spies.' Is it any good? Does the master still have it? What do some of his most ardent fans think? Today’s podcast is a round table episode, Spybrary Host Shane Whaley is joined by Double O Sections’ Matthew Bradford and Spywrite’s Jeff Quest, two of the … [Read more...] about 18: A Legacy of Spies -John Le Carre review
An Evening with John Le Carre John Le Carre gave a rousing talk and answered questions at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Spybrary Podcast was there and we bring you this first ever field report. Billed as 'An Evening with George Smiley' John Le Carre packed out the Royal Festival Hall and his talk was beamed live to many cinemas across the UK and Europe. 'In this one-off … [Read more...] about 17: John Le Carre talk in London – Field Report