George Smiley had liked the man and now the man was dead. Suicide. But why? An anonymous letter had alleged that Foreign Office man Samuel Fennan had been a member of the Communist Party as a student before the war. Nothing very unusual for his generation. Smiley had made it clear that the investigation, little more than a routine security check, was over and that the file on Fennan could be closed. Next day, Fennan was dead with a note by his body saying his career was finished and he couldn’t go on. Smiley is baffled. Refusing to believe that Fennan shot himself soon after making a cup of cocoa and asking the exchange to telephone him in the morning, Smiley decides to investigate – only to uncover a murderous conspiracy with its roots in his own secret wartime past.
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George Smiley's interview with Samuel Fennan went well & he was able to reassure Fennan that the matter would be dropped. Smiley was shocked to discover next day that Fennan had committed suicide as a result of the interview, but, why?Product Description:
George Smiley''s interview with Samuel Fennan went well, & he was able to reassure Fennan that the matter would be dropped. So Smiley was shocked to discover that Fe nnan had committed suicide - as a result of the interview. '
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Book Description PENGUIN, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140020667