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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

by John le Carre

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Synopsis

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.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Press Reviews

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

'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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ISBN: 9781444730012
Publication date: 30/06/2011
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780340993767
Publication date: 26/11/2009
Publisher: Sceptre an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340993767
Publication date: 26th November 2009
Author: John le Carre
Publisher: Sceptre an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
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About 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. Author photo © White Hare Ltd

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