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Spybrary Podcast listener Peter Newman sends us in his Brush Pass Spy Book Review of A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmonson Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) More about A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmondson Truth is rarely pure and never...
Matthew Kresal sends us in his Brush Pass Review of Parting Shot by James Kunetka. Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) More about Parting Shot by James Kunetka From Publishers Weekly The year is 1945 and a crumbling Third Reich leaves a legacy: nuclear bombs...
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...
Firefly by Henry Porter reviewed by Shane Whaley. Spybrary Spy Podcast Host Shane Whaley gives you his thoughts on Firefly written by Henry Porter in a quick and easy Brush Pass review. Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) Brush Pass reviews are not literary criticism....
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Brush Pass – a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) Author David Holman gives you his thoughts on Raise the Titanic by Clive Cussler in a quick and easy Brush Pass review. If you enjoyed today's Brush Pass Spy Book review and want to learn more about David Holman's...
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Shane Whaley gives you his thoughts on The Removers, A Matt Helm Novel by Donald Hamilton in a quick and easy Brush Pass review. On Episode 82 of the Spybrary Podcast, Bill Koenig, Chief of Staff at The Spy Command asked for a Matt Helm novel The Removers in our Dead Drop 5 series. Bill...
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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...
Review by John Koenig. Post-war Berlin is the epicenter of Paul Grant’s third entry in his fine trilogy, Berlin: Uprising. Change is happening in Germany, even after the relentless upsets of World War II and the Russian “liberation” and occupation of Berlin and much of the country. Berlin: Uprising stands on it’s own, but getting your hands on the...
One of the joys of listening to and being involved with the community around the Spybrary podcast has been discovering books I might never have heard of otherwise. Clive Egleton's The Russian Enigma (aka Pandora's Box) is just such an example of that, having been posted about by C.G. Faulkner whom I had the pleasure...
Philby. Burgess. Maclean. If you're a student of Cold War spies (and if you're at Spybrary there's a decent chance you are), those names will be very familiar. The latter pair's 1951 defection helped to make public the most famous spy scandal of the era. In the decades since, they've also inspired countless works of...
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