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John Le Carre
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Spywrite's Jeff Quest talks with one of the foremost collectors of John le Carré novels, Steven Ritterman, whose collection of pristine le Carré editions numbers over 300 items. We learn about the Haycroft-Queen list, rare signed editions, and Steve’s undercover mission to meet le Carré himself.  All that plus talk on champagne toasts with Otto...
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An essential guide to the spy novels of John le Carré by journalist, political commentator, author, and spy fan Tim Shipman. OK shoot me… I love lists and they are a good place to start a debate. I’m going to rank John le Carré’s spy novels (so no Naïve and Sentimental Lover and Pigeon Tunnel)...
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Jason King is back and he shares his favorite spy books of 2020 and his picks for next year! Jason King returns to the Spybrary Podcast for his annual Christmas address to share his 2020 spy books picks. This is the most requested feature of Spybrary, requested by spouses, friends, and relatives who purchase Christmas...
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Tonight we report the sad news that John le Carré has passed away. Jeff Quest of Spywrite recorded this episode in 2019 looking at the life of John le Carré. Spybrary host Shane Whaley announces a special upcoming episode of Spybrary where he will broadcast your tributes to John le Carre. Jeff tells us ‘In...
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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...
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A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre Writer and Spybrary Spy Podcast listener Andy Onyx gives you his thoughts on A Small Town In Germany written by John le Carre in a quick and easy Brush Pass review. Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and...
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Spybrary Podcast Round Table Discussion about Agent Running In The Field by John le Carre Agent Running In the Field gets the Spybrary deep-dive treatment on Episode 93 of the Spybrary Podcast. Joining our John le Carre, Agent Running In The Field Round Table is John le Carre fans and spy bloggers Matthew Bradford and...
11John le Carre's The Circus Spy Game Review
Could you make the cut as a Cold War Spy?       Spybrary Spy Podcast Listener Clarissa Aykroyd reviews her experience of John le Carre's The Circus, a new immersive spy game in London.   On Sunday, 9 September I took part in ‘John le Carré’s The Circus’, a real-life spy game devised by...
11Charles Cumming interview on the Spybrary Spy Podcast
Charles Cumming – British Spy Writer talks about his work, on the Spybrary Spy Podcast Welcome to Episode 51 of the Spybrary Spy podcast today we have a stellar interview lined up for you with British spy writer Mr. Charles Cumming David Craggs, ‘Our Man in the U.K.' goes to West London to interview Charles...
Transmission received from Spybrarian Matthew Kresal: Review of The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre. One of the familiar tropes of the spy genre is an intelligence agency recruiting a civilian into an operation. In fact, one might even say it's become a cliche at this point. So perhaps it comes as something of...
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