Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Music of James Bond


Title:                      The Music of James Bond Author:                 Jon Burlingame Burlingame, Jon (2012). The Music of James Bond. New York : Oxford University Press LCCN:    2012006979 ML2075 .B87 2012 Subjects Motion picture music–History and criticism. James Bond films–History and criticism. … Continue reading

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The Man Who Was George Smiley


Title:                      The Man Who Was George Smiley Author:                 Michael Jago Jago, Michael (2013). The Man Who Was George Smiley: The Life of John Bingham. London : Biteback Publishing LCCN:    2013376151 UB271.G72 B566 2013 Subjects Bingham, John, 1908-1988. Spies–Great Britain–Biography. … Continue reading

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The Looking-Glass War


Title:                      The Looking–Glass War Author:                 John Le Carré Le Carré, John (1965). The Looking–Glass War. London, Heinemann LCCN:    65005241 PZ4.L4526 Lo Date Posted:      April 26, 2016 Review by George P. Elliott[1] Earlier, John Le Carré wrote a couple of … Continue reading

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The Double Agent


Title:                      The Double Agent Author:                  John Bingham Bingham, John (1966, 1967). The Double Agent. New York: Dutton LCCN:    67020535 PZ4.C588 Do3 Subjects Intelligence service–Great Britain–Fiction. Date Posted:      April 26, 2016 KIRKUS Review[1] The scene shifts between Moscow, where double … Continue reading

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Mother Russia


Title:                      Mother Russia Author:                 Robert Littell Littell, Robert (1978). Mother Russia. London: Hutchinson LCCN:    78324392 PZ4.L772 Mo 1978 Date Updated:  April 21, 2016 Littell goes tongue-in-cheek in his fiction on Russia under Soviet rule. He reminds me of Dickens … Continue reading

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