The Cold War is over. The rules of the spying game have changed. But to train new spies for this uncertain future, one must first show them the past. Enter the man called Ned, the loyal and shrewd veteran of the Circus. With the inspiration of his inscrutable mentor George Smiley, Ned thrills all as he recounts forty exhilarating years of Cold War espionage across Europe and the Far East .
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John le Carré was a member of the British Foreign Service from 1959 to 1964. He started writing novels in 1961, and since then has published twenty-one titles.
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Book Description Ballantine Books, New York, NY, 1992. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. First Edition, First Printing. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace edge wear & faint creasings to spine. First published 1990; this is the First Edition, First Printing from Ballantine Books. 13th espionage novel from British author David John Moore Cornwell (1931 -), pen name John le Carré, who worked for the British intelligence services MI5 and MI6; following the success of The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1963), Cornwell left MI6 to become a full-time author. The Secret Pilgrim is framed within a series of lectures given by at Sarratt, the spy-training college run by Ned (former Smiley pupil, whose last name is never revealed). The book, in the form of a memoir over forty years of professional experiences, is narrated by Ned who once headed the Russia House --- disgraced by the defection of Barley Blair was condemned to administrating Sarratt. The book can be considered as a collection of anecdotes exemplifying what happens in the British Intelligence community. Bookseller Inventory # 014244
Book Description Ballantine Books, 1992. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0345374762
Book Description Ballantine Books, 1992. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0345374762
Book Description Ballantine Books, 1992. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110345374762