Tag Archives: John le Carré

Classic crime in the blogosphere: April 2013

This gallery contains 1 photo.

April was a bumper month for classic crime on the blogosphere, so this post really just skims the surface. Starting with a picture: Katie Magnusson at The Baker Street Blog looked at Dan Day’s The Cases of Sherlock Holmes,  a comic … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Classic crime news from the London Book Fair

This gallery contains 3 photos.

I was at the London Book Fair for three long days this week. On my way around I grabbed a few catalogues and kept my eyes open for titles of interest to classic crime fans. I’ve already mentioned the British Library’s new … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

John Le Carré: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy John Le Carré First published in the UK 1974, Hodder & Stoughton This edition: Sceptre, 2011 ISBN: 9781444728170 422 pages Score 4/5 Back in December The Spy Who Came in from the Cold was my pick of … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Pick of the month: February 2013

This gallery contains 1 photo.

February was a slow month for reading, and even slower for reviewing. I only managed four books, and only one from my CWA list, further endangering my plan to finish it this year. As I’ve spent much of the month … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Pick of the month: December 2012

This gallery contains 1 photo.

I’ve moaned before that I get more time to read when I’m not on holiday (commuting’s not all bad), so books have been a bit thin on the ground recently. However, I’ve had no complaints about quality. Cambridge Blue by … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

John le Carré: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

This gallery contains 1 photo.

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold John le Carré First published in the UK by Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1963 This edition Penguin Classics, 2010 ISBN: 9780141194523 258 pages Score 4/5 ‘What do you think spies are: priests, saints and martyrs? They’re … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments