The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – John le Carré

It seems I am on a bit of John le Carré roll. I really loved Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, so when I was flying home and none of the books I had with seemed appealing, I went to WHSmith in the airport and there The Spy Who Came in from the Cold was waiting for me. Alec Leamas, …

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Cain – José Saramago – Quotes

This episode, which gave rise to the first definition of a hitherto unknown concept, original sin, has never been satisfactorily explained. Firstly, even the most rudimentary of intelligences would have no difficulty in grasping that being properly informed about something is always preferable to being ignorant, especially in such delicate matters as good and evil, …

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