Andrew Taylor

A cold case from the Cold War

A menacing snippet of internet chatter relates to an unresolved MI6 case from 30 years back, in Alan Judd’s latest novel

It is a chastening thought that Boris Johnson’s responsibilities now include MI6. Alan Judd’s latest novel is particularly interesting about the relationship between our intelligence services on the one hand and our politicians (and their special advisers) on the other.

Deep Blue is the fourth of his spy novels to have Charles Thoroughgood as its central character.

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