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    Reexamining John Le Carre’s Legacy. Two Books One Weekend Long Reading Marathon. Which Book is Worth Your Time?

    This particular holiday season, I revisited an author, whom I consider, the father of the spy thriller genre – none other than John Le Carre. The Christmas holiday must be my favorite. Right after Thanksgiving, I begin to get nostalgic about books I’ve read. I want to hold them again in my hands, snuggled on my couch with a cup of coffee reading the hours away. The good ol’ George Smiley, Alec Leamas and the gang, kept me company for a savory weekend of going undercover behind the lines of East Germany. No one does it better than Le Carre when it comes smoke and mirrors. He spins a sinister…