The Spy Who Enjoyed Himself in Beirut
Meanwhile, I’m reading Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy** and wondering whether, had I read the book first rather than seen the film and TV series, I would have spotted who the mole was before the revelation. Because reading with the benefit of hindsight, there are an awful lot of clues, some of them waving very big flags.
*Who is still alive. If I were him, I'd be counting that a victory, having made it nearly 20 years (so far) past the Cambridge lot who the security services seemed happy to let off with a slap on the wrist and allow, for instance, to remain director of the Courtauld Institute and Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures.
**And delighted to learn that the title is officially without commas.