Spy Games – The Bravo TV Reality Show – Episode 2 Recap

Matthew Bradford and Jeff Quest recap and give their opinions on episode 2 of Bravo's new reality TV show - Spy Games. Who will be crowned the ultimate spy? Find previous episodes here. Links - Matthew Bradford's site Bravo's page for Spy Games Cast List Mia Kang Website Doug Laux book Left of Boom Evy Poumpouras …

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The Last Dead Letter by Mick Herron

For more on Mick Herron's Slough House series go here. Mick Herron has seemed to enjoy playing in the expanded sandbox of the Slough House universe, writing a novel adjacent to the series, multiple novellas and with The Last Dead Letter, his first short story in the world of the Slow Horses. This story was …

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The Spy Who – The Art – Part 5

Over the past few years I have been looking at versions of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, particularly ones that had artwork created for the story. Previous posts looking at various editions and collectibles related to le Carré’s most famous novel The Spy Who Came in from the Cold can be found …

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Broken Covers – John le Carré

Publishers are always looking to refresh the backlist of authors and sell more copies. In the 70’s the beautiful painted book covers went out of fashion and photo covers came into vogue. The UK publisher Fontana had paperback rights to many of the well known thriller writers of the time like Desmond Bagley, Alastair Maclean, …

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