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Absolute Friends by John le Carré
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Mar 31, 12

Read from March 30 to 31, 2012

It was late winter in 2004 and we were in London. A friend of the family gushed over Absolute Friends, stating it was the only book that he and his father had agreed upon. Flipping ahead eight years, I can understand why the book was so received but that doesn't mean I liked it. Linking the Cold War, protest movements and the evangelical tone of the War on Terror, the novel is sympathetic but sort of blurred: a gestalt where Rupert Murdoch and George Soros are really the same person, or at least the same Interests.
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