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  • A Spy by Nature

  • By: Charles Cumming
  • Narrated by: Charlie Anson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 87

For all fans of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy comes this master class in suspense about a spy caught up in his own web of deception.... Alec Milius is young, smart and ambitious - with a talent for deception. When a chance encounter opens the door to a career with MI6, he is desperate to make his mark. But life as a spy begins to take a terrible toll on himself and those around him, and soon Alec is chasing not just success but survival.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Mediocre compared with his later works

  • By Dave on 10-06-18

Mediocre compared with his later works

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-06-18

The later novels are more restrained and nuanced and feature more likeable characters. The narrator did a good job with the cards he was dealt.

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