The Midnight House
NPR stories about The Midnight House
Set in a rendition prison in Poland, The Midnight House is former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson's fourth thriller featuring John Wells, a former Dartmouth football player who is the only spook ever to infiltrate al-Qaida. This time, Wells is called out of hibernation by the morally ambiguous Ellis Shafer — "George Smiley as played by Larry David," as Berenson describes him. "The Midnight House is more plausible and cleaner than much of its competition,"