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The Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le Carré
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May 31, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: 1001-books-to-read-before-you-die, read-in-2012, time-magazine-100
Read from May 31 to June 02, 2012

The next book in the Time Challenge complete...full thoughts here:
http://michaelpucci.wordpress.com/201...

I was surprised by how little action there is in this book; most of the tension comes from people speaking (read: deceiving) to each other. After a deliberately-paced first half, the second half is a flurry of crosses and double crosses, deceptions and misinformation, begging the reader to start over to see how le Carre pulled it off.
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