Spy Week – The Blog

Welcome to Spy Week – The Blog. This new feature of Spy Week will host short opinion pieces and topical articles from guest writers.

John le Carré and the British Television Spy Drama

The events of spyweek might be over for another year, but we’ve still plenty of spy-news to share with you with this week’s guest blogger Joseph Oldham. Having spoken at Spyweek2017, Joseph Oldham is author of Paranoid Visions. This week, he is sharing his insights into John Le Carre on the big screen.   –   … Continue reading John le Carré and the British Television Spy Drama

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Spies vs Detectives

As we enter our final event of Spyweek2018, Professor Penny Fielding of The University of Edinburgh gives us an insight into Spies vs Detectives _ As we head into our final Spy Week event, I’m going to introduce the topic of spies vs detectives by looking at two novels published within a couple of years … Continue reading Spies vs Detectives

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August Thomas

Edinburgh University graduate and debut novelist August Thomas kick-starts Spyweek 2018 with an insight into the impact spyweek has had on her career. _   This is a story about spies, Edinburgh – and homework. In September 2014, I got a homework assignment that would change my life.  And I almost refused to do it. … Continue reading August Thomas

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