Tagged: betrayal

The black opera by Mary Gentle

The Black Opera by

Conrad Scalese’s latest opera was a great success. Unfortunately the theatre in which it was performed has just been stuck by lightening. And since the composer and many of the performers have fled Naples the church decides to blame him. As...

Code name Cerity - Elizabeth Wein

Code name Verity by

Received free from NetGalley “Verity” has been captured by the Germans. Held in a converted hotel in France she is tortured and forced to give up all her secrets. But in her confession and her report on all her secrets she...

A perfect spy - John le Carré

A perfect spy by

Group read with the Metafilter Book Club Magnus Pym is a British spy. But after the death of his father he suddenly goes awol. His wife doesn’t know where he is, his superior officers don’t know where he is. He has...

The Departed

The Departed dir. by

It took me a while, but I finally managed to go see this film last night, and now I want to go again, because it really is fantastic. Bloody, violent, full of no-good nastiness and general scumbaggery. But wonderful to watch...