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Funeral in Berlin
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Does anyone still read Len Deighton? I see Le Carre feted all over the place and now even authors such as Alan Furst but Deighton' spy novels seem to have gone out of fashion.Maybe it's because he…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Roy Hill Sep 12, 2014.

Best Cold War Novels List Started on Goodreads
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I've just started a "Best Cold War Novels" List at Goodreads.I know this is a crime fiction forum and I plan adding crime-related lists on Goodreads but many people here also may read spy fiction.If…Continue

Tags: Cold, War, espionage, spying, spy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Greer Jul 28, 2014.

Tartan Noir
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Most people here, I assume, have heard of Ian Rankin of Rebus fame, but have any of you read any other Scottish crime writers?Tartan Noir is a form of crime fiction particular to Scotland and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brandy Wine Aug 28, 2014.

Raymond Chandler
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It's to my eternal shame that I haven't read any Raymond Chandler. Which of his novels do you suggest I try first?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Greer Jul 3, 2014.

 

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Apr 17, 2015
Martin Roy Hill replied to Tom Greer's discussion Funeral in Berlin
"I believe Len Deighton's last book came out in 2012, a nonfiction ebook. While he seems best known for his spy novels,  his work actually ranges from cooking books to war novels to nonfiction historyl books. But, yes, I loved his…"
Sep 12, 2014
Brandy Wine replied to Tom Greer's discussion Tartan Noir
"not much to add.  denise mina, alan guthrie and ian rankin.  i'm about halfway through the rebus book series and absolutely love them.  philip kerr is scottish but he writes historical fiction about WWII.   also, let's…"
Aug 28, 2014
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Funeral in Berlin

Does anyone still read Len Deighton? I see Le Carre feted all over the place and now even authors such as Alan Furst but Deighton' spy novels seem to have gone out of fashion.Maybe it's because he doesn't seem to be writing anymore and hasn't addressed the contemporary espionage issues away from the Cold War era.I'm about to re-read "Funeral in Berlin" and can recommend it to any other lovers of Spy Fiction."The Ipress Files" can at times be hard going but people should also try his 80s based…See More
Aug 18, 2014
John Baird replied to Tom Greer's discussion Tartan Noir
"Malcolm Mackay's Glasgow Trilogy is a must read."
Aug 2, 2014
Robin Richmond replied to Tom Greer's discussion Crime Readers Here Who Are Also Crime Writers
"I am a reader of mysteries ,  a bookseller and writing first book a mystery"
Jul 30, 2014
Tom Greer replied to Tom Greer's discussion Best Cold War Novels List Started on Goodreads
"He's great, Colman. Highly recommended lol"
Jul 28, 2014
Tom Greer replied to Tom Greer's discussion Tartan Noir
"I'm currently reading The Blackhouse by Peter May which is part of a trilogy that takes place on the Ilse of Lewis. Beautifully written and can recommend."
Jul 28, 2014
Dana King replied to Tom Greer's discussion Tartan Noir
"I second the Guthrie nomination. Ray Banks is also very, very good."
Jul 28, 2014
Tom Greer replied to J. E. Seymour's discussion Do you care about the author?
"Orwell said about Dali, "You can admire the art even if you think the artist is a disgusting human being." Applies to authors as well."
Jul 25, 2014
Tom Greer replied to Tom Greer's discussion Best Cold War Novels List Started on Goodreads
"Feel free to give it a read, Colman"
Jul 25, 2014
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Jul 3, 2014
Tom Greer replied to Tom Greer's discussion Raymond Chandler
"Thanks Dana"
Jul 3, 2014
Tom Greer replied to Tom Greer's discussion Raymond Chandler
"Thanks Gavin"
Jul 3, 2014
Dana King replied to Tom Greer's discussion Raymond Chandler
"You should also take a few minutes to read his essay, "The Simple Art of Murder," in which he lays out his thoughts on murder mysteries. It's where the famous "down these mean streets" quote appears. It can be found online…"
Jun 30, 2014
Gavin Keenan replied to Tom Greer's discussion Raymond Chandler
"Tom, I've recently read "The Notebooks of Raymond Chandler" published in"
Jun 30, 2014

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Love reading and writing crime fiction. Published "An Expendable Spy" recently on Amazon and it's now going into paperback.
Now working on "Death Comes Calling".
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Reader, Writer, Publisher
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Ian Rankin, John LeCarre, Len Deighton, Peter Robinson, Raymond Chandler.

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