Title: A Perfect Spy
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: 1986
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New
Jacket in mylar cover. 475 pages. A senior partner of British intelligence has disappeared. ASIN: 0681401826. Bookseller Inventory # 004486
Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend?and the perfect spy. But in the wake of his estranged father?s death, Magnus vanishes, and the British Secret Service is up in arms. Is it grief, or is the reason for his disappearance more sinister? And who is the mysterious man with the sad moustache who also seems to be looking for Magnus?
In A Perfect Spy, John le Carré has crafted one of his crowning masterpieces, interweaving a moving and unusual coming-of-age story with a morally tangled chronicle of modern espionage.
Product Description: Magnus Pym, ranking diplomat, has vanished, believed defected. The chase is on: for a missing husband, a devoted father, and a secret agent. Pym's life, it is revealed, is entirely made up of secrets. Dominated by a father who is also a confidence trickster on an epic scale, Pym has from the age of seventeen been controlled by two mentors. It is these two, racing each other and time itself, who are orchestrating the search to find the perfect spy ...
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