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Old 12-24-2011, 10:19 AM   #11
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I voted for The Spy Who Came In From The Cold. One of the less appealing subjects to me is really serious and realistic books about modern warfare and its aftermath, if the main focus is war or the devastation it causes. So I am rooting for the lighter and funner book.
Ah! The Cold War! Good times!

What I'm wondering, if Spy wins, is to what extent it will have made the transition to period novel and to what extent it might just seem dated. I have a hard time reading thrillers, especially, that were current when written but have aged badly.
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