Recommended English Books

If you're not sure what to read, don't worry.  We can recommend a book for you.  It could be one we've read, or one that a forum member has recommended.  And don't forget, you can recommend a book too.

The Innocent by Ian McEwan (Vintage)

by Patrick O'Connor

 

THE main protagonist in this story certainly starts off as an innocent but that can't last in 1950s Berlin.

It is the beginning of the Cold War and a joint CIA/MI6 operation builds a tunnel from the American sector to the Russian sector (an event which really happened). Leonard Marnham, is a 25 year old Englishman seconded from the Post Office to help tap the phone lines of the Russians.

Read more: Recommended Book - 'The Innocent'