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We do this across all our channels and in every way we bring books to you and your community. Party to celebrate the launch of john le carres a legacy of spies. Join brian gray on the best uk spy podcast for top discussion and chat on britains mi5, mi6 and gchq, and more. Im a russian expat living in britain and im sick of. Wanting to rid the city of evil, the assassin constructs a poisoned dart and scours the newspaper headlines for the next victim. The uk launch of the book was held in waterstones in liverpool on monday night. Buy spies, smugglers and spook trains by gary russell from waterstones today. She chairs the short story critique group at waterstones piccadilly. The release date was marked by a fantastic book launch drinks reception, which took place at the marchmont arms in hemel hempstead last wednesday evening.
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