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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

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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.

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