Today sees the release of John le Carre's most recent work, Agent Running In The Field in paperback. To celebrate its publication, John le Carre fan and Spybrarian Clarissa Aykroyd deliver us a quick brush pass review about Agent Running In The Field. Available on Amazon UK, Amazon US and in all good bookshops including these. Following Clarissa's review of the novel, you can hear from John … [Read more...] about Agent Running in the Field by John le Carre – BP Review
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Today we decode an extended brush pass transmission sent in by Spybrary listener Chris Lueloff. Chris recently read 3 Charles McCarry novels and shares with us why he is now one of his favourite spy authors. If you love spy books and movies, keep listening. This podcast is for you. This is Spybrary. It's a Brush Pass quick and simple. You are listening to Brush Pass on Spybrary, … [Read more...] about Why Charles McCarry is now one of my favorite spy writers. (115)
Today we decode an extended brush pass transmission sent in by Jason King and a very special guest. Jason gives us the lowdown on Peter O'Donnell's Modesty Blaise Welcome to Spybrary. By spy fans for spy fans. With Shane Whaley. Shane dives into the mystery and intrigue of spy books and movies. Both fact and fiction, delivering reviews and interviews with authors, historians, … [Read more...] about Peter O’Donnell’s Modesty Blaise with Jason King (and Special Guest!) 114
Brush Pass with The Spy Command's Bill Koenig. The long-running U.S. panel show, To Tell The Truth, had a panel trying to determine who of three people had performed some feat or had some career, etc. At least four times, the show had people who worked in intelligence. One was John Le Carre. Others were Eric Ericsson, who posed as a traitor in World War II and wrote a book called The … [Read more...] about Brush Pass – To Tell The Truth, Game Show – Espionage edition (110)
Brush Pass report from our Norweigan desk covering the spy books of the late Anthony Price. Karl Gunnar øen shares his appreciation for the spy books of Anthony Price. He also gives us his recommendation of which of his spy novels should be your first if you are new to Price's work. Karl also reveals some of his favourite Anthony Price books. Brush Pass reviews are not literary … [Read more...] about The Spy Books of Anthony Price -Brush Pass (109)
The Spy Command's Bill Koenig records a Brush Pass following the passing of illustrator Mort Drucker. Bill shares more with us about Mort Drucker's work illustrating James Bond parodies. John le Carre's The Spy Who Came In From The Cold also comes in for the Drucker treatment. Brush Pass reviews are not literary criticism. Imagine telling a friend about a book you just read and why they … [Read more...] about Mort Drucker and Spy Parodies Remembered with Bill Koenig (107)
Spybrary Podcast listener Peter Newman sends us in his Brush Pass Spy Book Review of A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmonson More about A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmondson Truth is rarely pure and never simple… Selchester Castle in 1953 sits quiet and near-empty, its corridors echoing with glories of the past. Or so it seems to intelligence officer Hugo … [Read more...] about A Man of Some Repute Review – Brush Pass Review (106)"