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Simon Mawer - Tightrope

From falling to balancing on an ever finer wire

When I finished Mawer’s last book, The Girl Who Fell From The Sky, I felt shocked and almost a little bemused by the abrupt ending – though I also reflected that I had no idea what other ending might have been suitable. 1,091 more words

Book Review

A Colder War

I am reviewing the espionage thriller novel A Colder War by Charles Cumming which is a very good book that I bought from a newsagents. This is a realistic gritty novel at least partly because in real life Mi5 approached Charles in an attempt to recruit him as an agent. 179 more words


Annie and Communism

The cold war was a period of tension between the two major world powers, the U.S. and The Soviet Union, and the two major world political structures, Communism and Capitalism during the 20th century. 497 more words

The Ukrainian Crisis is a beginning of Cold War. The battle for hegemony.

People all over the world are observers of what is happening in Ukraine in our day. More than 10 000 deaths, most of them were innocent people. 414 more words


You Can Murray, Love.

*Plagiarism Alert! I’ve had this post done and in the can (Some of it was done while in the can) and have been polishing it for months just waiting for the right time to drop it onto the internet like a bag of sun-warmed manure. 1,788 more words

Something you may not know about me

First of all, I am old enough to remember not only the day John Lennon died, but the day Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy was shot, and the day he died. 523 more words