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by John le Carré
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Lynn Horton Books
Lynn Horton Books rated it 9 months ago
Ah. I think I chose the wrong book. I read Daniel Silva, Donna Leon, David Baldacci...ABA thriller/suspense writers all. So I decided there was a gap in my education and picked up this John le Carre (sorry for the lack of accent) book.Because I am well aware of the great regard in which he is held, ...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 11 months ago
I came late to John Le Carré, falling in love with his prose storytelling style upon my first encounter with them when, last year, I read his remarkable novel"A Legacy of Spies". Naturally, I had to have at least one Le Carré in my Summer of Spies reading challenge this year, I picked "A Delicate ...
The Archaeology of Writing
The Archaeology of Writing rated it 6 years ago
Ah. I think I chose the wrong book. I read Daniel Silva, Donna Leon, David Baldacci...ABA thriller/suspense writers all. So I decided there was a gap in my education and picked up this John le Carre (sorry for the lack of accent) book.Because I am well aware of the great regard in which he is held, ...
carey
carey rated it 6 years ago
This got a bit better as he started getting into the story. But as far as conspiracy theories goes, this just didn't ring true. Very disappointing. Three stars out of loyalty...
Brick
Brick rated it 6 years ago
First rate effort from the master, capturing the zeitgeist of the present time, even the response in the United States to the current surveillance disclosures, where the Pew Research polls show the public does not care about the disappearance of the 4th Amendment rights we were taught as children. ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
A Delicate Truth by John le Carré Radio 4: BABTmystery thrillerpub 2013spring 2013gibraltarBBC blurb: If the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing, how can they remain silent? Damian Lewis begins reading A Delicate Truth, the brand new novel from the master of his ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 6 years ago
Quite a few le Carre novels fall into that category of books to be reread every couple of years. For me it’s "The Spy Who Came in from The Cold", "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and "The Perfect Spy" (perhaps his greatest book) I never get tired of them. This one doesn't fall in that category, but it...
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