Secret And Beyond – Political Thrillers with Frank Sennett

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The le Carré Cast –

Frank Sennett joins the show to talk about political thrillers and Mick Herron and John le Carré.

We talk about US versus UK spy novels, Matt Helm, and favorite Herron and le Carré novels. Plus we talk about how to write politics in fiction without alienating readers and how one author used the nuclear option to get their publisher to pay more.

Frank’s book Shadow State is out now.

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Shadow State

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One thought on “Secret And Beyond – Political Thrillers with Frank Sennett

  1. Anne Ayres

    Great discussion, thanks. Will listen again, always good to hear about new authors one hasn’t tried, though of course it would be hard to equal Le Carre and Herron!

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