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The Honourable Schoolboy

by John le Carré

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics Series

The Honourable Schoolboy Synopsis

In the second part of John le Carre's Karla Trilogy, the battle of wits between spymaster George Smiley and his Russian adversary takes on an even more dangerous dimension. George Smiley, now acting head of the Circus, must rebuild its shattered reputation after one of the biggest betrayals in its history. Using the talents of journalist and occasional spy Jerry Westerby, Smiley launches a risky operation uncovering a Russian money-laundering scheme in the Far East. His aim: revenge on Karla, head of Moscow Centre and the architect of all his troubles. 'Energy, compassion, rich and overwhelming sweep of character and action' The Times 'A remarkable sequel ... the achievement is in the characters, major and minor ... all burned on the brain of the reader' The New York Times THE SIXTH GEORGE SMILEY NOVEL

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241337165
Publication date: 5th December 2019
Author: John le Carré
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 688 pages
Categories: Espionage & spy thriller, Crime & mystery,

About John le Carré

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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