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John le Carré

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

  • George Smiley, who is a troubled man of infinite compassion, is also a single-mindedly ruthless adversary as a spy.

    The scene which he enters is a Cold War landscape of moles and lamplighters, scalp-hunters and pavement artists, where men are turned, burned or bought for stock. Smiley's mission is to catch a Moscow Centre mole burrowed thirty years deep into the Circus itself.

RELEASED 07/11/2019

John le Carré was born in 1931 and attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. He taught at Eton and served briefly in British Intelligence during the Cold War. For more than fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall.