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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré
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Dark, Slow, realistic

I finally read this classic because it was on a list of 1001 books to read before you die. And I'm glad it did. The opposite of Bond: slower, darker, more realistic. Both types of books have their place but I hadn't been exposed
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Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
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Fun

I'm an avid fan of the Bond movies. Somehow, however, I have never read a James Bond book. I enjoyed Casino Royale, but I wouldn't say it lived up o my expectations. Thoroughly enjoyable (if rather sexist) though.
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A Death in Summer by Benjamin Black
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One of the best ones so far

I'm really enjoying the Quirke novels. John Banville (Benjamin Black) is an incredible author. His mystery novels are quite different from the normal fast-paced, always-catch-the-bad-guy formula of other detective novels. T
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Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
Christine Falls (Quirke #1)
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I'm really enjoying the Quirke novels. John Banville (Benjamin Black) is an incredible author. His mystery novels are quite different from the normal fast-paced, always-catch-the-bad-guy formula of other detective novels. They are atmospheric, dark a ...more
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Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
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The second book in this dark, mysterious series is brilliant and yet still the second in a series (never my favourite). You have to read it though, because you have to read the third!
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