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The Looking Glass War - John le Carré
The Looking Glass War
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3.00 5
Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780754001058 (0754001059)
Publisher: Chivers
Minutes: 7
Edition language: English
Series: George Smiley (#4)
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Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
3.0 le Carre's The Looking Glass War
I enjoyed this book but it did confirm my opinion that le Carre is an overrated writer. I pretty much new how the book was going to turn out from almost the beginning. Le Carre, at least in the novels that I have read, perhaps it is different with his later stuff, becomes predictable once you are ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Digging this audio series
Another excellent production by the BBC of a John le Carre Smiley novel. The question is, of course, who is the enemy? The other country or something else? Well acted audio production. Well worth a listen.
Raging Biblioholism
Raging Biblioholism rated it
3.0 The Looking Glass War: A George Smiley Novel
While the rebuke of bureaucratic squabbling and in-fighting is especially timely in today's world, the spy part of the novel suffers a bit. Yes, it was good to see an example of spies failing - not in a funny way but in a deadly way - but the book is probably 60 pages too long. Had it run the leng...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it
Tale of the Cold War and inter-agency rivalry. Started great but the middle bogged down a bit. Always a treat to listen to Frank Muller narrate.
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