Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Penguin Readers Level 6: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

by John le Carré

Part of the Penguin Readers (graded readers) Series

Penguin Readers Level 6: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Synopsis

Alec Leamas, a tired, worn out British spymaster, has retired. His boss, however, believes he has one last job in him and sends him to East Germany to spread false information about a powerful East German intelligence officer. Can Agent Leamas end his career of espionage and finally come in from the cold, or will the opportunity to take revenge on old enemies prove irresistible? Penguin Readers is a series of the best new fiction, essential non-fiction and popular classics written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework and include language activities that help readers to develop key skills. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, a Level 6 Reader, is B1+ in the CEFR framework. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to four clauses, introducing future continuous, reported questions, third conditional, was going to and ellipsis. A small number of illustrations support the text.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241397954
Publication date: 5th September 2019
Author: John le Carré
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 112 pages
Categories: ELT graded readers, Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage), Thrillers (Children's / Teenage),

About John le Carré

John le Carre 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 more than fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall.

More About John le Carré

More Books By John le Carré

Cover for A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré
Cover for A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré
Cover for The Pigeon Tunnel Stories from My Life by John le Carré
View All Books By John le Carré

Share this book