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  • The Russia House
  • John le Carré
  • English
  • 07 August 2018
  • 9780394577890

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Read Ê E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ John le Carré John le Carré ↠ 9 Free read The Russia House Review ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Nse intelligence to come out of the Soviet Union in years  It a disillusioned and desperate Russian physicist who wants Barley to publish the secrets but the British Secret Service and the CIA have other idea. I noted on Facebook before I left for holiday that I have a habit of selecting crap books to read on it but I always take Le Carre as a standby John John just when I needed you most you let me down A painfully slow slight tale of the ending of the Cold War that made me wonder where Le Carre found the motivation to persisit with the novel when he knew where it was going to an end not with a bang nor a whimper It felt like an elongated subplot from one of his better thrillers The writing was still good enough to pull me through but it was like the flight home a long haul

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