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I liked The Spy Who Came in from the Cold  so much that I got another le Carré novel,   The Looking Glass War. Once again it is very good, I might find myself burning through a lot of these... This one is about a different agent, and he so far seems to be surrounded by …

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The Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le Carré

I finished The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and it was not what I had expected. What comes to mind when you think of a spy novel? Action? James Bond gadgets and iconic villains with plans for world domination? Explosions and murder in the dark? le Carré writes perhaps the complete opposite of …