Just about everything about this book is enticing, at least for anyone who likes a bit of East European/Russian sophistication and prefers their suspense to come packaged without the formulae of the thriller. It’s set in Soviet Russia and McCarthyite Hollywood. Its protagonists include two Russian composers. Spies, the gay underworld, actors, writers, atomic scientists […]
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Brenda Chamberlain’s The Protagonists

Damian Walford Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 02/09/12


The centenary, this year, of Brenda Chamberlain’s birth marks a sea-change – as dramatic and switchback as the tide-race in Bardsey Sound – in her pos …

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