George Smiley had liked the man and now the man was dead. Suicide. But why
An anonymous letter had alleged that Foreign Office man Samuel Fennan had been a member of the Communist Party as a student before the war. Nothing very unusual for his generation. Smiley had made it clear that the investigation - little more than a routine security check - was over and that the file on Fennan could be closed.
Next day, Fennan was dead with a note by his body saying his career was finished and he couldn't go on. Why Smiley was puzzled ...
John le Carr was born in 1931 and was educated at the universities of Bern and Oxford. He has written seventeen highly-acclaimed novels. John le Carr lives in Cornwall.
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