Tag Archives: Spies

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service, Henry A. Crumpton (Penguin Press, 2012) {Penguin Audio, David Colacci}

The Art of Intelligence is a real life memoire by CIA spy Henry A. Crumpton that tells story of his career and discusses trade craft, and the growing role of America’s intelligence officers. For more information go to: http://www.sophaynempire.wordpress.com

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Smiley’s People, John LeCarré (Penguin Books, 1979 {Penguin Audio, Narrator: Michael Jayston)

Smiley’s People is the last installment in the Karla Trilogy, and the penultimate volume (to date and likely ever) about or involving John LeCarré’s master spy: George Smiley. This book pits him at last, toe to toe with his arch-nemesis, Karla. For more go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com Continue reading

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