Crime and thrillers January 2013

By Bernard Carpinter In Books

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17th January, 2013
Dan Fesperman, author of such seriously good books as The Small Boat of Great Sorrows, takes a completely different tack with THE DOUBLE GAME (Corvus, $36.99). This is both a spy novel and a homage to the spy novel. Washington PR flack Bill Cage, like his diplomat father a devotee of espionage stories, gets instructions from a mysterious “handler” in the form of excerpts from notable spy books such as John le Carré’s telling him to go back to his childhood haunts in Europe and contact various shady figures. People get killed. Cage starts to mistrust both his father ...

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