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The Secret Pilgrim The Smiley Collection

by John Le Carre

Part of the The Smiley Collection Series

The Secret Pilgrim The Smiley Collection Synopsis

THE EIGHTH GEORGE SMILEY NOVEL The Cold War is over and Ned has been demoted to the training academy. He asks his old mentor, George Smiley, to address his passing-out class. There are no laundered reminiscences; Smiley speaks the truth - perhaps the last the students will ever hear. As they listen, Ned recalls his own painful triumphs and inglorious failures, in a career that took him from the Western Isles of Scotland to Hamburg and from Israel to Cambodia. He asks himself: Did it do any good? What did it do to me? And what will happen to us now? In this eighth Smiley novel, the great spy gives his own humane and unexpected answers. 'Powerful ... Remarkable ... Magisterial' The New York Times

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241330944
Publication date: 27th February 2020
Author: John Le Carre
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 416 pages
Categories: Espionage & spy thriller, Crime & mystery,

About John Le Carre

John le Carre was born in 1931 and attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. He taught at Eton before serving in British Intelligence during the Cold War. For more than fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall.

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