Alec Leamas in The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
What do you think spies are: priests, saints and martyrs? They’re a squalid procession of vain fools, traitors too, yes: pansies, sadists and drunkards, people who play cowboys and Indians to brighten their rotten lives. Do you think they sit like monks in London, balancing the rights and wrongs?
Here’s Richard Burton and Claire Bloom.
Now you can go back to where you left off on wikileaks.