»There is much to enjoy in Solo – particularly if you like scrambled eggs, which Bond consumes in vast quantities – but it’s a shaky story that left me curiously unstirred.«
Solo, a new James Bond novel by William Boyd, is a shaky story that leaves spy writer Jon Stock curiously unstirred. His review at The Telegraph.
»And almost from the moment I started reading about Dreyfus, I saw that at the heart of the whole thing is a brilliant spy story, which has tended to be lost in all the social commentary about anti-Semitism.«
An Officer and a Spy, the new thriller from Robert Harris, has as its hero one of history’s great whistleblowers. It’s a story with plenty of modern parallels, Mr. Harris tells Jon Stock. Read the interview and portrait at The Telegraph.
Video: John Grisham talks about his new novel Sycamore Row. Jon Stock has more at The Telegraph.