The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.pdf

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

From the master of spy thrillers, John le Carres The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a gripping story of love and betrayal at the height of the Cold War. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an afterword by the author and an introduction by William Boyd, author of Any Human Heart.Alex Leamas is tired. Its the 1960s, hes been out in the cold for years, spying in the shadow of the Berlin Wall for his British masters. He has seen too many good agents murdered for their troubles. Now Control wants to bring him in at last - but only after one final assignment. He must travel deep into the heart of Communist Germany and betray his country, a job that he will do with his usual cynical professionalism. But when George Smiley tries to help a young woman Leamas has befriended, Leamass mission may prove to be the worst thing he could ever have done. In le Carres breakthrough work of 1963, the spy story is reborn as a gritty and terrible tale of men who are caught up in politics beyond their imagining. A portrait of a man who has lived by lies and subterfuge for so long, hes forgotten how to tell the truth TimeHe can communicate emotion, from sweating fear to despairing love, with terse and compassionate conviction. Above all, he can tell a tale Sunday Times

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DATEIGRÖSSE 8.33 MB
ISBN 9780141194523
AUTOR John Le Carré
DATEINAME The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.pdf
VERöFFENTLICHUNGSDATUM 01/01/2020

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