The Little Drummer Girl
  • The Little Drummer Girl

  • John le Carré

    A special edition of John le Carré's thrilling novel of espionage and betrayal in the Middle East, to tie in with the forthcoming BBC series starring Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Shannon and Florence Pugh

    Charlie, a jobbing young English actress, is accustomed to playing different roles. But when the mysterious, battle-scarred Joseph recruits her into the Israeli secret services, she enters the dangerous 'theatre of the real'. As she acts out her part in an intricate, high-stakes plot to trap and kill a Palestinian terrorist, it threatens to consume her.

    Set in the tragic arena of the Middle East conflict, this compelling story of love and torn loyalties plays out against the backdrop of an unwinnable war.

    'An exciting story, excitingly told' Observer

    'Wonderful' The New York Times

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.