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Evolution of the thriller,
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This review is from: Epitaph for a Spy (Penguin Modern Classics) (Paperback)
I liked it as it was "rattling good yarn" that kept the pace up to the end in the manner of the old-fashioned John Buchan story. However, the author takes the emergent form of the spy story that little bit further with the introduction of the psycological. Unlike other books of that period it feels extremely modern with the tensions between nations seeming realistic and familiar to the reader. In addition, it is well written in excellent English.
It would appeal to someone who wants a gripping read and a change from the usual spy authors of today.
Just start reading it and you will be hooked.