Category Archives: Spies

Pulp Friday: The Last Refuge

Today’s Pulp Friday is a little known but interesting book, The Last Refuge by Edward Lindall, published in 1972. It’s interesting for two reasons. First, it was an attempt to set a spy thriller amid the radical student politics taking … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: spy pulp part 2, Assignment Asia

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of James Bond, last week’s Pulp Friday was a selection of spy themed pulp covers. This week’s post takes us to one of the main battlegrounds for pulp spies in the sixties and seventies – … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: spy pulp part 1, death traps and dark duets

Over the next two weeks I’ll be commemorating the 50th anniversary of James Bond by posting some of the excellent spy themed pulp paperback covers I’ve collected over the years. Intrigue and danger in exotic locations, sinister enemies, tough secret … Continue reading