Jeremy Duns Interview on the Spybrary Podcast I straightened my Sony headphones, tapped the radio mic for levels, hit call on Skype and the nerves kicked in. It is not every day this spy fan gets to call an author who has earned such plaudits as 'a treat for fans of traditional Len Deighton-style spy thrillers' or' whose work 'reminded me of the best of Le Carre, Deighton and … [Read more...] about 11: Jeremy Duns -Spy Reader Meet Spy Author
'Charlie Muffin was an anachronism. Past his prime, overtired and hung over, he was about as far from the traditional espionage agent as it was possible to get' Charlie M (Charlie Muffin) - By Brian Freemantle Charlie Muffin is not your ordinary spy, in this first ever round table episode of the Spybrary Podcast, we deep dive into Brian Freemantle's shall we say, rather unusual spy. On … [Read more...] about 10: Charlie Muffin by Brian Freemantle – Spybrary Round Table
009: Jake Kerridge tells us all about the Summer of Spies London is the place to be for us spy fans. On the heels of the announcement that John Le Carre will make a rare public appearance in September, Waterstones Gower Street unveil the Summer of Spies, a Classic Spy Fiction Club series of events, hosted by Jake Kerridge. Waterstones (British equivalent to Barnes and Noble) ask that you … [Read more...] about 009: Summer of Spies with the Telegraph’s Jake Kerridge
Spywrite's Jeff Quest talks to Spybrary about his favorite Spy books The name is Quest, Jeff Quest and on episode 008 of Spybrary the man behind Spywrite opens up to Spybrary's Shane Whaley about his love of spy books. Spy Write is dedicated to spy fiction and nonfiction in all forms – movies, tv and books, new and old, especially collectible signed fiction. Jeff Quest shares with us … [Read more...] about 008: Spy books with Jeff Quest.
006: George Smiley and Call for the Dead with Matthew Bradford On Episode 006 of the Spybrary Podcast we deep dive into the debut novel of John Le Carre, 1961's Call for the Dead and the first novel that features the spy legend George Smiley. George Smiley is no one's idea of a spy—which is perhaps why he's such a natural. But Smiley apparently made a mistake. After a routine security … [Read more...] about 006: George Smiley and Call for the Dead with Matthew Bradford
The Spy Who was Left in the Cold - Jack Barsky part 2 Jack Barsky, the ex KGB undercover spy continues to share with us his story of life as a Russian Spy in the USA with Spy Podcast Spybrary Listen to Part 2 of our interview and learn: Which national figure did the KGB want Barksy to get close to and spy on? How did Jack Barsky cope with the loneliness of being a spy? Was … [Read more...] about 004: The Spy Who was Left in the Cold – Jack Barsky Part 2
Jack Barsky - ex KGB undercover spy talks to Spybrary Spy Podcast Jack Barsky was a KGB spy who was plucked from an East German university to go undercover and spy in and on the USA. He remained undetected for many years. In this episode of Spybrary Spy Podcast he shares his story of life in the former East Germany, his spy training, life and challenges as a spy and his eventual … [Read more...] about 003: Jack Barsky, ex KGB undercover agent talks about his life as a spy! (Part 1)