»It’s in a book such as this, at least while we’re immersed in its reverberant pages, that we can find the only place where meaning, as dark as it might be, emerges as a balm against nothingness. Anyone who loves fine fiction has no choice but to read this novel now.«
A place quite dangerous for writers: Alan Cheuse about the novel Death of the Black-Haired Girl by Robert Stone. His review at SFGAte.
»Tatiana leaves the reader hoping that Smith’s Arkady Renko series, like that loop of film, plays again and again.«
Lean and swiftly paced: Gerald Bartell about the novel Tatiana by Martin Cruz Smith. His review at SFGate.
»At 82, le Carré is undoubtedly near the end of his literary career. But even if he’s unlikely to produce another masterpiece like The Honorable Schoolboy or A Perfect Spy, he has maintained full control of his prodigious literary talents and kept the flame of his anger alive.
Michael Berry about the latest novel A Delicate Truth by John le Carré. His review at San Francisco Chronicle.