A thriller that takes a sharp twist into surreality, this is an unusual, funny yarn that plunks the traditional novel on its spine.
You will enjoy, as so many loyal readers of Claire Mitchel’s column in The Miami Herald, how each story helps turn seemingly mundane experiences into special joys. As demonstrated by Mitchel’s witty, incisive writing, the term “senior citizen” now has a new and positive meaning.
Here is a fast-moving spy story with a difference. Russell Jack Smith deftly reveals the human side of espionage with this portrayal of a CIA operative torn between his work in exotic Singapore and the solid satisfactions of a crusading newspaper editor in small-town Maine.