John Philpin reviewed The Old Enemy
The Old Enemy

John Philpin's review of

The Old Enemy by Henry Porter

3.5 stars
Easy read
Long winded
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The promo suggests that Henry Porter is the ‘proud carrier of the flag first unfurled by John LeCarre’.

I can definitely see the connection - in subject matter and style - but LeCarre he is not.

That said, not a bad book at all - LeCarre is not an easy act to follow.