The Home Lives of Literary Spies

Behind Bond, John le Carré’s creation George Smiley, may be the best known spy of espionage fiction. He is also described as “breathtakingly ordinary.” Perhaps it’s this paradox of intrigue and seeming ordinariness that provokes a compulsion to explore the home lives of spies. We may wonder how far the secrets go, how double the … Continue reading The Home Lives of Literary Spies