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    Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris

Meticulously researched, this bestselling novel gives a historically accurate account of the early days of the Cold War and the fight for German redemption.

Year: 1963
Genre: Cold WarWWII: Post-War

    A Small Town in Germany by John le Carré

The British Embassy in Bonn is up in arms. Her Majesty's financially troubled government is seeking admission to Europe's Common Market just as anti-British factions are rising to power in Germany. Rioters are demanding reunification, and the last thing the Crown can afford is a scandal. Then Leo Harting--an embassy nobody--goes missing with a case full of confidential files. London sends Alan Turner to control the damage, but he soon realizes that neither side really wants Leo found--alive.

Year: 1968
Genre: Cold WarEspionageMissing Person

    The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carré

The mole has been eliminated, but the damage wrought has brought the British Secret Service to its knees. George Smiley embarks on a campaign to uncover what Moscow Centre most wants to hide. When the trail goes cold at a Hong Kong gold seam, Smiley dispatches Gerald Westerby to shake the money tree. A part-time operative with cover as a philandering journalist, Westerby insinuates himself into a war-torn world where allegiances--and lives--are bought and sold.

Year: 1977
Genre: Cold War

    The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy

Somewhere under the freezing Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision. The Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. The chase for the highly advanced nuclear submarine is on--and there's only one man who can find her...

Year: 1984
Genre: Chase StoryCold WarThriller

    Lie Down with Lions by Ken Follett

Ellis, the American. Jean-Pierre, the Frenchman. They were two men on opposite sides of the Cold War, with a woman torn between them. Together, they formed a triangle of passion and deception, racing from terrorist bombs in Paris to the violence and intrigue of Afghanistan--to the moment of truth and deadly decision for all of them. . . .

Year: 1985
Genre: Cold WarEspionage

    The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia's Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL--America's highest agent in the Kremlin--and he's about to be terminated by the KGB. The other is the one American who can save CARDINAL and lead the world to the brink of peace...or war.

Year: 1988
Genre: Cold WarEspionage

    The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré

The Cold War is over. The rules of the spying game have changed. But to train new spies for this uncertain future, one must first show them the past. Enter the man called Ned, the loyal and shrewd veteran of the Circus. With the inspiration of his inscrutable mentor George Smiley, Ned thrills all as he recounts forty exhilarating years of Cold War espionage across Europe and the Far East .

Year: 1990
Genre: Cold WarEspionage

    Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy

It's the early 1980s--and historian, teacher, and recent ex-Marine Jack Ryan is now a CIA officer on loan to the British SIS. On his very first day, an extraordinary document crosses his desk. Because of government repression in Poland, the new Pope, John Paul II, has threatened to resign his papacy.

Year: 2002
Genre: CIACold War




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1963Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris Cold War, WWII: Post-War, Berlin
1968A Small Town in Germany by John le Carré Missing Person, Cold War, Espionage
1977The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carré Cold War, Karla Trilogy, George Smiley
1984The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy Thriller, Chase Story, Cold War, Jack Ryan
1985Lie Down with Lions by Ken Follett Cold War, Espionage
1988The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy Cold War, Espionage, Jack Ryan
1990The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré Cold War, Espionage, George Smiley
2002Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy CIA, Cold War, Jack Ryan





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