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Call for the Dead : A George Smiley Novel
by John Le Carré




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The first of his peerless novels of Cold War espionage and international intrigue, Call for the Dead is also the debut of John le Carr 's masterful creation George Smiley.

Go back to Whitehall and look for more spies on your drawing boards.

George Smiley is no one's idea of a spy--which is perhaps why he's such a natural. But Smiley apparently made a mistake. After a routine security interview, he concluded that the affable Samuel Fennan had nothing to hide. Why, then, did the man from the Foreign Office shoot himself in the head only hours later? Or did he?

The heart-stopping tale of intrigue that launched both novelist and spy, Call for the Dead is an essential introduction to le Carr 's chillingly amoral universe.

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Overview

The first of his peerless novels of Cold War espionage and international intrigue, Call for the Dead is also the debut of John le Carr 's masterful creation George Smiley.

Go back to Whitehall and look for more spies on your drawing boards.

George Smiley is no one's idea of a spy--which is perhaps why he's such a natural. But Smiley apparently made a mistake. After a routine security interview, he concluded that the affable Samuel Fennan had nothing to hide. Why, then, did the man from the Foreign Office shoot himself in the head only hours later? Or did he?

The heart-stopping tale of intrigue that launched both novelist and spy, Call for the Dead is an essential introduction to le Carr 's chillingly amoral universe.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780143122579
  • ISBN-10: 0143122576
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publish Date: October 2012
  • Page Count: 157
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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