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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 7:01 am
Tuesday Morning Briefing - Reuters
ReutersTuesday Morning BriefingReutersAs if emerging from the John le Carre world of high espionage and betrayal, a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal lived modestly in Salisbury, England, and kept out of the spotlight until he was found unconscious yesterday. British police raced to ...Britain eyes Russia, 'a malign and disruptive force,' after spy struck downThe Globe and MailPolice hunt for toxic substance after Russian spy collapseFinancial TimesBritain issues warning to Russia after former double agent mysteriously falls illCBC.caThe Straits Timesall 712 news articles »
Posted on 6 March 2018 | 6:06 am
Former FBI agent shares true crime tales at
Cleburne Times-ReviewFormer FBI agent shares true crime tales at meetingCleburne Times-ReviewThursday's Cleburne Rotary Club luncheon played like the plot of a John le Carre espionage thriller. Retired FBI agent Joe Rodriguez regaled Rotarians with memories of criminals, cracked cases and critters encountered during his 21 years with the ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 5:23 am
John Le Carré revisita memórias em "O
Folha de S.PauloJohn Le Carré revisita memórias em "O Túnel de Pombos"Folha de S.PauloUm dos maiores autores de romances de espionagem do mundo, John le Carré escreve sobre suas memórias em "O Túnel de Pombos", publicado pela editora Record. Dignas dos maiores enredos de ficção, as histórias apresentadas no livro não seguem uma ordem ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 4:06 am
Connelly honoured with CWA Diamond Dagger -
The BooksellerConnelly honoured with CWA Diamond DaggerThe BooksellerThe Crime Writers' Association (CWA) will award the CWA Diamond Dagger, given annually for “sustained excellence”, to US author Michael Connelly. The prize recognises crime authors “who have made a significant contribution to the genre”, with previous ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 3:41 am
'No Escape' amps the action and keeps the
John le Carre
“No Escape” stars Owen Wilson as an American businessman relocated to an unnamed Southeast Asian country with his family just as a bloody coup d’état erupts. Directed and co-written by John Erick Dowdle, the film is obviously meant to cash in on ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:24 am
Sean Connery’s birthday: 85 facts about
57: He played on the first golf course in the Soviet Union in 1989 while filming John Le Carre’s The Russia House. The Moscow City Club had nine fairways constructed around high-rise tenements. 58: He met Moroccan artist Micheline Roquebrune at a golf ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:47 pm
The top 25 secret agents in film
Unlike the movies adapted from the novels by John le Carre or Len Deighton, Bond deals with the seductive fantasy of spy craft rather than the mundane, soul-sapping reality. But therein lies Bond's almost universal appeal: 007's stock in trade may be death ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:10 pm
There is a special place for all the people in the world who love a well realised thriller. I’m speaking about those of us who adore something along the lines of a John Le Carré novel that has been translated into film, preferably in the style of Jean ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:42 pm
Book review: Mai Jia’s In the Dark shines
For a purveyor of crime and espionage fiction, it seems fitting that Mai Jia should be so difficult to sum up and pin down. Some critics have called him China’s answer to John le Carré. Others, in what is surely a backhanded compliment, hail him as ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:17 pm