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The Literary Spy

by Charles E. Lathrop

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24272779M
ISBN 109780300128925
OCLC/WorldCa182530828

  10 All Time Best Spy Novels. by William Miller | Nov 6, | Writing. If you enjoy spy fiction, there is plenty to choose from. There are gems, like John Le Carré’s Spy Who Came In From The Cold, to the pulpy schlock of Don Pendleton. The genre offers everything from the sublime to hackneyed knockoffs, and everything in between. If you.   In Kidd’s (The Invention of Wings, , etc.) feminist take on the New Testament, Jesus has a wife whose fondest longing is to is the daughter of Matthias, head scribe to Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee. She demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for writing, and Matthias, for a time, indulges her with reed pens, papyri, and other 16 C.E. office supplies.

  Reading group: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - does genre matter? So far on the Reading Group, the general consensus is that John Le Carré’s spy novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is a . The information about American Spy shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.

Manuscript Format: Paper size, colour and binding. A4 is the standard size for novel submissions. Plain white is the only acceptable colour. Almost all literary agents and publishers expect electronic submissions in Microsoft Word format .doc ). If you are sending a physical copy you should: Leave it unbound. The Literary Spy entertained, educated, and enthralled me. A magnificent tour de force. —David E. Murphy, former CIA Berlin Chief. For anyone interested in or wishing to make sense of the intelligence business, this is the book to read.—Oleg Kalugin, former KGB Major General/5(13).


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