Goodbye to an Old Friend 'Brush Pass' Review Goodbye to an Old Friend is the first novel written by Charlie Muffin creator Brian Freemantle. He wrote this book on his daily commute to and from work. Spybrary Host Shane Whaley is a huge fan of Charlie Muffin so he decided to give Freemantle's debut spy novel a go. This is the first 'Brush Pass' episode on Spybrary. The aim of this format … [Read more...] about 13: Goodbye To An Old Friend – Brian Freemantle
Spybrary Spy Podcast Review of 'Becoming Bond' (or how an unknown actor blagged his way to being Bond') 'This never happened to the other fella' according to George Lazenby and he would be right! No other 007 actor has been the subject of a 'bio-doc' and opened up to the cameras in quite the way that George 'Who?' Lazenby has in 'Becoming Bond.' Directed and produced by Josh Greenbaum, … [Read more...] about 12: Becoming Bond – The George Lazenby Story
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.
007: Ian Fleming and the Books of Bond Ian Fleming and the books of Bond on Spybrary with host Shane Whaley and special guest Fleming expert Tom from Artistic Licence Renewed. Welcome to Episode 007 of Spybrary where we talk all about...Harry Palmer. Only kidding, there is only one spy we will be focusing on today and that is Mr James Bond. We are not going to talk so much … [Read more...] about 007: Ian Fleming and the Books of Bond