Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwen

At the height of the cold war beautiful Serena Frome is recruited to be a spy by her older lover. Her mission, 'Sweet Tooth', is to enlist Tom Haley, an inspiring young writer, to a fictional foundation where he will unwittingly contribute to the Cold War (into which the Western world did pour hundreds of millions of dollars).

In this honeycombed web of secrecy and confusion, Serena and Tom fall in love. Not wishing to give away the twists and intricacies of this subtle spy novel, suffice to say, in McEwen's own words, that it plays fascinating 'games with perspective'.

Review by Nicole @ Great Escape Books