Our Kind of Traitor
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 11:44PM
Peter Loewen

Having just finished it and let the gravity of the ending sink in (P.S. you have to think about it), I can say with confidence that this is good Le Carre, and his best since Single & Single / Absolute Friends days. Nice to see him leave behind the too-simple black/white of Mission Song, Most Wanted Man, and worst of all, Constant Gardener. He's writing crisp diaglogue, powerful prose, and created a compelling character in Hector Meredith. 

 Of all the reviews I’ve read, the this one best aligns with what I thought of the book:


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