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Stamboul Train

Well I did promise myself that I’d read more, or indeed all, of Graham Greene’s oeuvre this year. Stamboul Train is one his...

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One Step Behind

The latest in the Kurt Wallender series by Henning Mankell was recently published in English in the UK, and I love these books. The trouble...

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Our Man In Havana

I promised recently that I was going to read more Graham Greene, so this was the obvious next title. Obvious, because I managed to not get...

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Dance Dance Dance

I bought this on a total whim a while ago, and my recent few days in a wet and soggy Cote D’Azur afforded me a chance to read it....

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The Quiet American

I finished the Graham Greene novel the other day, and immediately promised myself that I’d read much more Greene in 2003. Obviously...

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My Secret War

Kim Philby died some years ago, but fortunately, his autobiography has just been republished in the States. (A quick note that I ordered...

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Give Me Ten Seconds

John Sergeant’s autobiography is a thoroughly entertaining read, taking us on a whistlestop tour of his journalistic career, and his...

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War on Iraq – What the Bush Team Doesn’t Want You To Know

Well I could not have timed reading this book any better than I have. Written by William Rivers Pitt and based on an interview with former...

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Open Secret

I read Stella Rimmington’s book a couple of weeks ago, and must say that I’m a little disappointed by it. I don’t think...

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Dead Air

I’m a bit of an Iain Banks fan, although strangely, I’ve never read any of his SF stuff. I say “strangely” because...