Category Archives: British Intelligence

A Legacy of Spies


Title:                      A Legacy of Spies Author:                 John le Carré Le Carré, John (2017). A Legacy of Spies: A Novel. New York, New York: Viking LCCN:    2017032695 PR6062.E33 L44 2017 Summary “The undisputed master returns with a riveting new book–his … Continue reading

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Knight’s Black Agent


Title:                      Knight’s Black Agent Author:                 John Bingham Bingham, John (1975). Knight’s Black Agent. London: Gollancz LCCN:    76366178 PZ4.C588 Ni10 Date Posted:      May 10, 2017 A veteran MI5 officer (actually Le Carrè’s mentor and model for George Smiley) reveals a … Continue reading

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A Most Wanted Man


Title:                      A Most Wanted Man Author:                  John Le Carré Le Carré, John (2008). A Most Wanted Man. New York: Scribner LCCN:    2008030704 PR6062.E33 M67 2008 Summary A half-starved young Russian man claiming to be a devout Muslim, an idealistic … Continue reading

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Absolute Friends


Title:                      Absolute Friends Author:                 John Le Carré Le Carré, John (2004). Absolute Friends. London: Hodder & Stoughton LCCN:    2004381441 PR6062.E33 A65 2004 Subjects Tour guides (Persons)–Fiction. British–Germany–Fiction. College teachers–Fiction. Male friendship–Fiction. Philanthropists–Fiction. Billionaires–Fiction. Terrorism–Fiction. Germany–Fiction. Date Posted:      April 6, … Continue reading

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Our Game


Title:                      Our Game Author:                  John Le Carré Le Carré, John (1995). Our Game: A Novel: New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House LCCN:    95002666 PR6062.E33 O97 1995b Subjects Russia (Federation)–Fiction. Date Posted:      April 6, 2017 Reviewed by Michael … Continue reading

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The Secret Pilgrim


Title:                      The Secret Pilgrim Author:                  John le Carré Le Carré, John (1991, 2008). The Secret Pilgrim. New York: Ballantine Books LCCN:    2008274244 PR6062.E33 S43 2008 Date Posted:      April 5, 2017 Review by William Boyd[1] This fine novel takes the … Continue reading

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The Paper Thunderbolt


Title:                      The Paper Thunderbolt Author:                  Michael Innes Innes, Michael (1951) [pseud. for John Innes MacKintosh Stewart]. The Paper Thunderbolt. New York: Dodd, Mead LCCN:    51013659 PZ3.S85166 Pap Subjects Appleby, John, Sir (Fictitious character)–Fiction. Police–Great Britain–Fiction. Date Posted:      January 20, … Continue reading

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