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Old fashioned cold war thriller
6 April 2013
This book can best be described as a spy procedural, as it contains lots of details of how the system works all set against a detailed description of life in the British Embassy in Rome in the 70's. Well plotted, it always encourages you to turn the page, even if the writing style is quite formal. Lead character, who fronts a series of books is Peter Craig, a Forirn Office policeman, is a bit of a lamb amnongst the wolves of cold war espionage. I was well entertained and will seek out some of the rest of the series when I want some entertainemnt.