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Call for the Dead By John Le Carre

Call for the Dead
by John Le Carre

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Why should a routine security check drive Fennan to suicide? Why should a suicide arrange for a GPO alarm call? Le Carre's debut novel blends murder investigation with a spy story.
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Call for the Dead by John Le Carre

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 ...

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About John Le Carre


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.

Previous Books:

CALL FOR THE DEAD, A MURDER OF QUALITY, THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD, THE LOOKING GLASS WAR, A SMALL TOWN IN GERMANY, THE NAIVE AND SENTIMENTAL LOVER, TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY, SMILEY'S PEOPLE, THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL, A PERFECT SPY, THE RUSSIA HOUSE, THE SECRET PILGRIM, THE NIGHT MANAGER, OUR GAME, THE TAILOR OF PANAMA, SINGLE & SINGLE

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GOR001137599
Call for the Dead by John Le Carre
John Le Carre
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1992-08-20
160
0340559691
9780340559697
N/A
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