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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John le Carre

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold is one of those books that I always felt I should have read but had never quite got around to it, so when it was book of the month at my book group I was really pleased that I would have to make time to read it. …

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All The Colours Of Darkness by Peter Robinson

One of my daughters gave me All the Colours of Darkness by Peter Robinson. I was delighted. I first met Peter when I attended an Arvon writing course in Inverness, Scotland and he was one of the tutors. What an incisive mind he has! Peter hales from Armly, Leeds, Yorkshire, England where he was born …

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A Scandalous Man by Gavin Esler

I know of Gavin Esler as he is a newscaster and reporter in the UK. I chose his book in my local library because I was sure I would enjoy it. Perhaps my expectations were too high. Esler was born in Glasgow, Scotland on 27 February 1953 and is a Scottish BBC television presenter, journalist …

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The Mission Song by John le Carre

David John Moore Cornwell, using the pen name John le Carre, has written so many exciting books that when I found this one in my local library I picked it up without hesitation. During the 1950s and the 1960s, Cornwell worked for the British Intelligence¬†services MI5¬†and MI6, and began writing novels so his books have …

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