Book reviews

Smiley’s return

‘A Legacy of Spies’ brings together two of John le Carré’s greatest characters – but why?

Bannon, Trump and ‘Devil’s Bargain’

Joshua Green chronicles Steve Bannon’s rise to prominence – and offers an insight into what he might be capable of now

A love of the past

‘Mischka’s War’ is a historian’s honest attempt at preserving both love and objectivity

‘The Force’ stays with you

Don Winslow’s latest novel transcends the New York cop story clichés

‘The Green Road’ by Anne Enright

Jonathan Cape; $32.99