Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Paperback)John le Carré (author)
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The enduring novel by one of our greatest storytellers.
George Smiley, who is a troubled man of infinite compassion, is also a single-mindedly ruthless adversary as a spy.
The scene which he enters is a Cold War landscape of moles and lamplighters, scalp-hunters and pavement artists, where men are turned, burned or bought for stock. Smiley's mission is to catch a Moscow Centre mole burrowed thirty years deep into the Circus itself.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 26 g
Dimensions: 195 x 125 x 30 mm
'A stunning story' * Wall Street Journal *
'John le Carre is the great master of the spy story . . . the constant flow of emotion lifts him above most novelists now practising.' * Financial Times *
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“Le Carre is the best”
I have just re-read the Smiley series. Without a doubt, Le Carre is the finest author of this genre. All of the series are well worth a re-read. Characters are well drawn, spy craft is perfectly documented,... More
“I have now been compelled to read more”
This is the first John Le Carré book that I have ever read. When I mentioned it to a few people that I would be reading it they all said the same thing, ‘it is a great book to get me introduced to the author’s work’.... More
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