Blog Archives

Non-fiction Review: The Pigeon Tunnel by John Le Carré

I discovered John Le Carré in Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market. I picked out a battered paperback Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy from a tiny used book stall. It looked as though it had been round Southeast Asia in a few backpacks, but

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Book review: non-fiction, Wednesday Pontification

Book review: A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre

Harold Adrian Russell ‘Kim’ Philby was the right sort. Son of a celebrated explorer and a product of Westminster School and Cambridge University with not a scholarship in sight, he slipped easily into the English upper class of the 1930s.

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Book review: non-fiction
Follow Cockburn's Eclectics on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 444 other followers

Goodreads
Flickr
Bean Station Wagon

Hill Climber and Tomtit

Silver Wings and Silver Wheels

Bean in Red

Girl in a Red Hat

Starter and Startee

Fordson

Fiat 500

Jowett and Blackburn

Sugarwagon

More Photos