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  • Published: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241337158
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $32.99

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

The Smiley Collection




Le Carre's classic novel, which was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film in 2011, is now published as a gift hardback edition.

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.

  • Published: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241337158
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

John le Carre

John le Carre 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.

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