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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre

The Circus has already suffered a bad defeat, and the result was two bullets in a man's back. But a bigger threat still exists. And the legendary George Smiley is recruited to root out a high-level mole of thirty years' standing - though to find him means spying on the spies. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is brilliant and ceaselessly compelling, pitting Smiley against his Cold War rival, Karla, in one of the greatest struggles in all fiction.


'A great thriller, the best le Carre has written'

'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

About the Author

John le Carre

John le Carré was born in 1931 and attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. He taught at Eton and served briefly in British Intelligence during the Cold War. For the last fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall. His works include The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Smiley's People; The Little Drummer Girl; A Perfect Spy; The Russia House; and Absolute Friends.

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Publication date

30th June 2011


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Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division


648 pages


Crime / Mystery
Literary Fiction
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Espionage & spy thriller



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