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Book Review: A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carré

I recall first hearing about George Smiley back when I was in Primary school. Alec Guinness was portraying him at the time in the now classic BBC TV adaptation of John Le Carré’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. George Smiley, the … Continue reading

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Tinker, Tailor…The Verdict

Warning: Contains spoilers! Following on from my last post, I went to the local Cineworld yesterday evening to watch the new movie, ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.‘ How did it compare with the magnificent 1979 BBC series starring Alec Guinness? Well, … Continue reading

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Tinker, Tailor…The Return of George Smiley

Next week sees the release of the new film version of John Le Carre’s cold war spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Over the years I had heard a lot about the 1979 TV version made by the BBC starring … Continue reading

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