At nearly 800 pages, the book is a delight to read, and provides an informative and often riotous ride through the cultural and social history of the 20th century, particularly New York’s.
A man walked into a bar, a pub really, for this story takes place in the England of Detective Superintendent Richard Jury.
Christopher Banks, a famous English detective, spent his childhood in Shanghai before the Sino-Japanese War………………………..
Set in 16th century Tudor England under King Henry VIII, Dissolution by C.J. Sansom, an historic crime novel, affords us a look into a time of religious upheaval and superstition.
LeCarré once again shows us the heart of darkness that exists in government, institutions, big business, and in people.