A devastating and tragic record of human, not glamour, spies (New York Herald Tribune)
A bitter, bleak, superlatively written novel (Publishers Weekly)
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Spying is glamorless but can be deadly.
The time is the 1960s, where the intrigue is focused on the rivalry between two intelligence units. Read more
Classic le Carre and a great Cold War yarn. Just don't bother with the film version!Published 5 months ago by Technophobic
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Book was definitely not as described. It was received in poor condition.Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
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