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 -- and his hero, British Secret Service Agent George Smiley -- unprecedented worldwide acclaim.
A modern masterpiece, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy begins George Smiley's chess match of wills and wits with Karla, his Soviet equivalent, as he's assigned to identify and destroy the double agent -- a mole -- who has burrowed his way into the top echelons of British Intelligence Headquarters.
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John Le Carre's internationally famous hero, British Secret Service Agent George Smiley, has a world-class problem. He has discovered a mole--a Soviet double agent who has managed to burrow his way up to the highest level of British Intelligence. Under the direction of Karla, Smiley's equivelent in the Soviet Union, the agent has already blown some of the most vital secret operations and most productive networks. Now-how can Smiley use a lifetime's worth of espionage skills to ferret out a spy who posseses them as well?
"A stunning story of espionage."--The Wall Street Journal.
"Le Carre is simply the world's greatest fictional spymaster."--NewsweekAbout the Author:
John le Carr - was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Honorable Schoolboy, and Smiley's People. His novels include The Little Drummer Girl, A Perfect Spy, The Russia House, Our Game, The Taileor of Panama, and Single & Single. John le Carr - lives in Cornwall.
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX034051308X
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 034051308X