Tinker tailor soldier spy

Le, Carré, John

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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.

ISBN: 9780241685143 Category:

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‘A stunning story’ Wall Street Journal

A mole, implanted by Moscow Centre, has infiltrated the highest ranks of the British Intelligence Service, almost destroying it in the process. And so former spymaster George Smiley has been brought out of retirement in order to hunt down the traitor at the very heart of the Circus – even though it may be one of those closest to him.

The first part of le Carré’s acclaimed Karla Trilogy, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy sees the beginning of the stealthy Cold War cat-and-mouse game between the taciturn, dogged Smiley and his wily Soviet counterpart.

‘A great thriller, the best le Carré has written’ Spectator

THE FIFTH GEORGE SMILEY NOVEL

Additional information

Weight 0.75 kg
Dimensions 20.4 × 13.2 × 4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

416

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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