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A fictional Robert Mueller?

Last night I finished re-reading Call For The Dead, David Cornwell’s first spy novel. I don’t know how many times I’ve read it. This, and a few other great crime novels, are collectively my security blanket while I am in … Continue reading

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NYT headline reminds me: I’m waiting for the next indictment

Have you read the Times special section, “The Plot To Subvert An Election”, written by Scott Shane and Mark Mazzetti? I’m sure you have. I’m reading it now, with the same concentration I have when reading (and re-reading) David Cornwell’s … Continue reading

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Part 1. Triple Cross: an eerie encounter with Russian spies.

I’m not sure what’s wrong (or right) with me lately but over the past few years I find I am re-reading beloved books rather than loving or even liking new ones. I’m an addict of mysteries/thrillers/police procedurals, so have been … Continue reading

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