We are thrilled to bring you the third in our series of commentaries on spy novels read by the students of Fiction and Espionage at the University of Edinburgh. This week on the Spybrary Spy Book Podcast the students discuss The Trinity Six by Charles Cumming. The students, sorry 'The Dead Drops' share their views and observations on The Trinity Six and reflect on a conversation they held with … [Read more...] about The Trinity Six by Charles Cumming (Fiction and Espionage) 76
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We are thrilled to bring you the second in our series of commentaries on spy novels read by the students of Fiction and Espionage at the University of Edinburgh. This week the students interview author Aly Monroe about her Peter Cotton novel Black Bear. They also discuss other books in the spy lit landscape. Author Aly Monroe interview on the Spybrary Spy Podcast Black Bear by Aly … [Read more...] about Black Bear by Aly Monroe (Fiction and Espionage) 75
Free Agent by Jeremy Duns on the Spybrary Spy Podcast We are thrilled to transmit the first in our series of commentaries on spy novels read by the students of Fiction and Espionage at the University of Edinburgh. Today's group tackle the first novel in the Paul Dark series called Free Agent and written by Jeremy Duns. Free Agent, the first in the 4 books based on spy Paul … [Read more...] about Free Agent by Jeremy Duns (Commentary) Ep 74.
Fiction and Espionage series introduction by University of Edinburgh's Penny Fielding and Simon Cooke. Spybrarians, we are in for a real treat. Our good friend Professor Penny Fielding and her colleague Professor Simon Cooke of the University of Edinburgh bring us 5 spy lit podcast episodes which are recorded by students of their Fiction and Espionage course. Penny points out that these … [Read more...] about Fiction and Espionage – University of Edinburgh Intro.
Brush Pass - a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) Spy Author Payne Harrison has kindly submitted a brush pass review to the Spybrary Podcast.'As a former Army signal officer and a spy novelist myself (including the ‘crypto-thriller,’Black Cipher), I’ve always been rather frustrated that other thriller authors have largely avoided the signals intelligence … [Read more...] about The Sigint Tableau – Brush Pass review by Payne Harrison
On this episode of the Spybrary Spy Podcast, John Koenig sends in a brush pass review of two spy novels written in the early 80s. Chess Player and Button Zone. Brush Pass - a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) What is a Brush Pass review exactly? These are first impression reviews sent in by Spybrary listeners and give us their first … [Read more...] about Button Zone and Chess Player Spy book Review (69)
Brush Pass reviews? Remember them? I know it has been a while since we received any for transmission so I thought I would share my quick thoughts with you on Merle Nygate's The Righteous Spy. Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley's brush pass review of The Righteous Spy by Merle Nygate. Many of you will recall that we interviewed Merle Nygate on Episode 62. As fun and informative as … [Read more...] about Brush Pass Review of Merle Nygate’s The Righteous Spy (68)