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I had read the Wharton and Kaur lately, so when I went to Book Depository to order the Chambers (since it doesn't come out in the USA until March plus I wanted the UK cover), I snagged these other two on a good discount.
The Gaiman is a review copy, the Lethem is the November Book of the Month pick (guest selected by Anthony Bourdain!!
She pretends to be an art history student and experiences exciting adventures in the Balkans, Belgium and France.
In Paris she manages to penetrate the office of the French counter-intelligence as a cleaning lady.
Is TV innovator Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell) really a CIA assassin on the side?
He claimed that his overseas trips, chaperoning Dating Game winners, were a cover for his true calling: offing enemies of the United States.
Layering on the stylistic tricks, Clooney zips through a very funny first act, before becoming a little bogged down as the action enters John le Carré territory.
It lacks a fear factor, as the espionage exploits are so clearly part of Barris' tortured psyche - a point underlined by the (mis)casting of Julia Roberts as a self-consciously glamorous spy contact.
Through his tail-chasing teens, TV genesis, and recruitment by government spook Jim Byrd (Clooney).
But the script - by "Adaptation." scribe Charlie Kaufman - isn't really concerned with spy suspense.
And as funny as it sometimes is, laughs are not a priority.
Former CIA Director John Brennan testified before a House intelligence panel that he called the head of Russia's federal intelligence service to warn about Russian interference in the presidential election.
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