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Sunday Times Chief Political Commentator and spy book fan Tim Shipman talks with Ben Macintyre about his latest work based on Colditz, Prisoners of the Castle. So what is Prisoners of the Castle by Ben Macintyre all about? The “entertaining yet objective and often-moving account” (The Wall Street Journal) of one of history’s most notorious prisons—and...
The Late Train to Gipsy Hill
Spy Thriller Review by Shane ‘C' Whaley Former Cabinet Minister Alan Johnson has turned his hand to fiction. The Late Train to Gipsy Hill (2021) is Alan Johnson’s first foray into fiction writing following the success of his political memoirs. I was intrigued to see how a former cabinet minister and Home Secretary would go...
Spy Book Review by Shane ‘C' Whaley – Station V Fesperman not only riffs off this operation, which was dubbed one of the CIA’s greatest triumphs, but he also peppers the book with expertly researched elements of East German life to give it that air of authenticity. It is worth noting that Dan Fesperman worked...
Join Spies and Books, Spybrary host Shane Whaley as he finds outs more about the traitor Robert Hanssen in this interview with author Lis Wiehl Watch the interview on YouTube on our relaunched Spies and Books – the Spybrary YouTube Channel So what is A Spy in Plain Sight all about? New York Times bestselling...
In this conversation with Spybrary host, Shane Whaley, award-winning spy author Dan Fesperman reveals more about the real-life espionage events that inspired his latest novel, set in Berlin in 1990, Winter Work. Watch the interview on YouTube on our relaunched Spies and Books – the Spybrary YouTube Channel So what is Winter Work all about?...
A few months ago, spy fan and journalist Tim Shipman published his list of the best spy authors of all time. This was no top ten list though; Tim revealed his favorite 125 spy writers and ranked them! He also gave us the lowdown on each spy author along with reading recommendations and where to...
Spybrary is more than a podcast, we are a global community of spy book and movie fans from around the world. Personnel File of Spy Fan and Cold War Podcast Host Ian Sanders – If you are a fan of Cold War History do check out Ian's Podcast at Cold War Conversations. It's Spybrary Approved....
Spy Book Review by James McShane – Station D. While there is plenty of action in The Other Side of Trust, these setpieces are not the be-all-and-all-and-all of Robinson’s book. There is a deeply political feel to his characters and overall plot. It’s these elements that drew me in as I read.James McShane Of all...
Simon Conway books
So you have heard that Simon Conway‘s books are worth a read but don't know where to start. Let us help you pick the right one with our Spybrary Firsts spy book recommendations. Active: 1998-Key works: The Stranger, The Saboteur, A Loyal Spy, The Agent Runner, Rock Creek Park Simon Conway has penned seven books and is a firm favorite...
Spybrary is more than a podcast, we are a global community of spy book and movie fans from around the world. Personnel File of Spy Fan Ian Douglas – If you are a fan of all things 007 do check out the thinking persons 007 Facebook community – Hildebrand. It's Spybrary Approved.Follow Ian on Twitter....
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