Tag Archives: John le Carre

What is Trump to Putin? His “shithouse cleaner”

David Cornwell (John Le Carr√©), a man of supernal intelligence in deep state secrets and spies, inserts a slashing contemporary opinion in his latest novel, Agent Running In The Field.¬† He places this opinion in the mouth of Arkady, a … Continue reading

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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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