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Spy thrillers : from Buchan to Le Carré

Author: Clive Bloom
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1990.
Series: Insights (New York, N.Y.)
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Buchan; John Le Carré; John Buchan; John Le Carré; John Buchan; John Le Carré
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Bloom
ISBN: 0312042450 9780312042455
OCLC Number: 20823691
Description: xi, 202 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The spy thriller : a genre under cover? / Clive Bloom --
Cracked bells and really intelligent detonators : dislocation in Conrad's The secret agent / A. Robert Lee --
The adventure of spying : Erskine Childer's The riddle of the sands / David Seed --
The hunter and the hunted : the suspense novels of John Buchan / Dennis Butts --
John Buchan : the reader's trap / Miles Donald --
The story of an encounter : Geoffrey Household's Rogue male / Michael J. Hayes --
Ian Fleming's enigmas and variations / Michael Woolf --
The great game? : The spy fiction of Len Deighton / Dudley Jones --
Are you telling me lies David? : The work of John le Carre / Michael J. Hayes --
Reading John le Carre / Richard Bradbury --
The well-wrought structures of John le Carre's early fiction / David Seed --
Professionalism and popular fiction : the novels of Arthur Hailey and Frederick Forsyth / Dudley Jones --
Spy fiction and the Vietnam War / John Simons.
Series Title: Insights (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: edited by Clive Bloom.

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