Saturday, April 6, 2013
Funeral in Berlin
I'll admit that I've been reading this particular book in fits and starts, and even took a break to re-read Lucky Jim, but that doesn't mean I didn't like it. The plot, although not terribly complicated by cold-war spy novel standards, lost me a little, but Len Deighton's prose style and dialogue is so consistently good, that I was happy to read along even when I wasn't hundred percent sure what was going on.
They did a film version of this book with Michael Caine, reprising his role as Harry Palmer from The Ipcress File. I haven't seen it yet, but just ordered it from the library.