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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

Red Joan - Jennie Rooney Book at Beachtime Eleanor Bron and Olivia Hallinan read Jennie Rooney's thriller.http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b036wblb/Book_at_Beachtime_Jennie_Rooney_Red_Joan_Episode_1/A novel loosely based on this woman's exploits:British spy Melita Norwood helped speed up USSR's atomic bomb programme. Melita Norwood, the "granny spy" who passed Britain's nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union, helped speed up Stalin's atomic bomb programme by five years, according to a controversial new biography.Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/2650886/British-spy-Melita-Norwood-helped-speed-up-USSRs-atomic-bomb-programme.htmlSolid 3* but maybe I would have preferred the non fiction: [bc:The Spy Who Came in from the Co-Op: Melita Norwood and the Ending of Cold War Espionage|4503125|The Spy Who Came in from the Co-Op Melita Norwood and the Ending of Cold War Espionage|David Burke|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1368424550s/4503125.jpg|4552117]