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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold By John Le Carre

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
by John Le Carre

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The Cold War is at its most chill. Alec Leamas, a seasoned British Intelligence officer whose entire East German network has been arrested or shot, leaves West Berlin for London, believing his career is over. But his master, Control, knows that Leamas is good for a last mission: one that will allow him to take his revenge.
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre

The Cold War is at its most chill. Alec Leamas, a seasoned British Intelligence officer whose entire East German network has been arrested or shot, leaves West Berlin for London, believing his career is over. But his master, Control, knows that Leamas is good for a last mission: one that will allow him to take his revenge on the ruthless East German counterintelligence chief who has killed or imprisoned his agents. And lurking discreetly in the background, George Smiley will be pulling the operational strings.

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Reviews


Passionate, intense, wonderful -- David Nicholls
The best spy story I have ever read -- Graham Greene
A masterpiece, the best espionage novel ever written -- John Banville
One of those writers who will be read a century from now -- Robert Harris

About John Le Carre


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.

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GOR004711422
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre
John Le Carre
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2011-11-24
288
0241962331
9780241962336
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