Mick Herron returns to the Spybrary Podcast to discusses his latest novel - Slough House. Mick is joined in conversation with our Man in London - David Craggs Slough House by Mick Herron In his best and most ambitious novel yet, Mick Herron, “the le Carré of the future” (BBC), offers an unsparing look at the corrupt web of media, global finance, spycraft, and politics that power our … [Read more...] about ‘A darker, scarier Herron’. Author Mick Herron discusses his latest Jackson Lamb novel – Slough House (138)
Spy Book reviews
Today we decode a brush pass transmission, a spy book review of Simon Conway's The Agent Runner. Author and Spy Book fan, Stephen England gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Agent Runner by Simon Conway The Agent Runner by Simon Conway From the winner of an Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, a spy who came in from the cold for today’s wars. British by birth, … [Read more...] about The Agent Runner by Simon Conway. Spy Book Review. (137)
Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Welsh author and spy book fan, C.P.Bennison, author of Parallel Shadows. She gives us the lowdown on Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd in this brush pass spy book review. Join the SIS - Spybrary Intelligence Service and never miss an important spy book, movie, or TV story ever again. Let Spybrary curate the best, most relevant … [Read more...] about Spy Book Review -Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd (135)
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) and you’re all going to disagree with me.For those that don’t like it, I would argue this is at … [Read more...] about The Books of John le Carré. Every novel ranked by journalist and spy fan Tim Shipman.
Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Australian author and Spy Book fan, Aiden L Bailey. He gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Power of the Dog and The Cartel by Don Winslow and tells us why he thinks spy fans will enjoy these two Don Winslow novels. Aiden also shares his thoughts on the various sub-genres that make up the spy genre and why Don Winslow fits both the … [Read more...] about Two Don Winslow Book Recommendations for Spy Book Fans – Brush Pass Spy Book Review (134)
This week we received several emails from Spybrary Spy Podcast listeners asking which books about George Blake they should read.Soviet Double Agent, George Blake passed away in Russia this week aged 99. Here are the top 3 spy books about George Blake we recommend. I am a big believer that those interested in a historical person or event should read several books about the subject in order to … [Read more...] about Spy Books About George Blake Double Agent
Mick Herron's Slow Horses series is a massive hit among spy book fans and our very own Erik Williams has been sent an early copy from Soho Press of the 7th Jackson Lamb novel (to be published in February 2021). In a briefing to Spybrary, Erik gives us his thoughts in this spoiler-free Slough House book review.The slow horses are back and I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy from Soho Press … [Read more...] about Spy Book Review – Slough House by Mick Herron. Jackson Lamb is back but no spoilers!