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The Looking Glass War (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)

Le Carre, John

Published by G K Hall & Co
ISBN 10: 0816140405 / ISBN 13: 9780816140404
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Title: The Looking Glass War (G K Hall Large Print ...

Publisher: G K Hall & Co

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

"You are either good or bad, and both are dangerous."

It would have been an easy job for the Circus: a can of film couriered from Helsinki to London. In the past the Circus handled all things political, while the Department dealt with matters military. But the Department has been moribund since the War, its resources siphoned away. Now, one of their agents is dead, and vital evidence verifying the presence of Soviet missiles near the West German border is gone. John Avery is the Department's younger member and its last hope. Charged with handling Fred Leiser, a German-speaking Pole left over from the War, Avery must infiltrate the East and restore his masters' former glory.


John le Carre's The Looking Glass War is a scorching portrayal of misplaced loyalties and innocence lost.

With an introduction by the author.
 

Product Description: John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim. THE LOOKING GLASS WAR Once upon a time the distinction had been clear: the Circus handled all things political while the Department dealt with matters military. But over the years, power shifted and the Circus elbowed the Department out. Now, suddenly, the Department has a job on its hands. Evidence suggests Soviet missiles are being positioned close to the German border. Vital film is missing and a courier is dead. Lacking active agents, but possessed of an outdated mandate to proceed, the Department has to find an old hand to prove its mettle. Fred Leiser, German-speaking Pole turned Englishman -- once a qualified radio operator, now involved in the motor trade -- must be called back to the colors and sent East....

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