So many books (you know the rest)
The Spy Who Came in from the Coldby John le CarrePublished in 1963 (I finished it on July 14, 2013)
The book is easy to follow and contains great moments of excellent, thought-provoking dialoguesome conversations being didactic, but in a believable way.
In the end, it does its job well. It forces you to ponder, to think and consider what values can or cannot be sacrificed when you’re at war. When do the needs of a nation’s security outweigh the trust and values of the individuals? In short, even during a “cold” war, innocence is inevitably lost.
I hope to find more novels like this one.
Note: this was an audio book and narrated by Michael Jason. While I can’t compare the narration to anyone else’s, this is especially well done, with some great accents and characterizations.