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The Man Who Was George Smiley
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michael Jago
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-14 - Publisher: Biteback Publishing

Investigator, interrogator, intellectual hero: the perfect inspiration for the perfect spy. This first full-length biography traces the life of the remarkable and engaging John Bingham, the man behind John le Carré's George Smiley. The heir to an Irish barony and a spirited young journalist, John Bingham joined MI5 in 1940;
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: John Le Carré
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-27 - Publisher:

In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries. For Leamas, the head of Berlin Station, the Cold War is over. As he faces the prospect of retirement or worse--a desk job--Control offers him a unique
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: John Le Carré
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-30 - Publisher: Hachette UK

This enhanced eBook edition of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy includes the international trailer for the highly acclaimed film, directed by Tomas Alfredson from Studio Canal and 'The Guide to George Smiley'. The Circus has already suffered a bad defeat, and the result was two bullets in a man's back. But
Smiley's People
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: John Le Carré
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-16 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The classic Cold War novel. Into a shadowy, violent and intricate world steeped in moral ambivalences steps George Smiley – tubby, perceptive and morally perplexed as ever – sometime acting Chief of the Circus, as the Secret Service is known. A Russian émigré woman is accosted in Paris in broad
Call for the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: John le Carré
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-03 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The first of his peerless novels of Cold War espionage and international intrigue, Call for the Dead is also the debut of John le Carré's masterful creation George Smiley. After a routine security check by George Smiley, civil servant Samuel Fennan apparently kills himself. When Smiley finds Circus head Maston