• A Legacy of Spies

    John Le Carré Penguin SQU 9999902753194 Article 0,00 €
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    This is the first novel in over twenty-five years to feature George Smiley, le Carr?'s most beloved character. Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south c...
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    • Book binding : Paperback
    • Preservation state : 3. Good
    • Publication Date : 06/10/2021
    • Year of edition : 0
    • Authors : John Le Carré
    • Number of pages : 320
    This is the first novel in over twenty-five years to feature George Smiley, le Carr?'s most beloved character. Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London, and involved such characters as Alec Leamas, Jim Prideaux, George Smiley and Peter Guillam himself, are to be scrutinised under disturbing criteria by a generation with no memory of the Cold War and no patience with its justifications. Interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own intense story, John le Carr? has spun a single plot as ingenious and thrilling as the two predecessors on which it looks back: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

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