In this classic, John le Carre's third novel and the first to earn him international acclaim, he created a world unlike any previously experienced in suspense fiction. With unsurpassed knowledge culled from his years in British Intelligence, le Carre brings to light the shadowy dealings of international espionage in the tale of a British agent who longs to end his career but undertakes one final, bone-chilling assignment. When the last agent under his command is killed and Alec Leamas is called back to London, he hopes to come in from the cold for good. His spymaster, Control, however, has other plans. Determined to bring down the head of East German Intelligence and topple his organization, Control once more sends Leamas into the fray -- this time to play the part of the dishonored spy and lure the enemy to his ultimate defeat.
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is the story of a breathlessly perilous assignment for the agent who wants desperately to end his career in espionage - to come in from the cold. In this acknowledged classic of suspense, le Carré changed the rules of the game, and rocketed to worldwide fame.
From the author of THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY, TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY and SMILEY'S PEOPLE, a thriller about an intelligence agent who has decided to put his life of espionage behind him, but first there is one more dangerous assignment to accomplish.
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Book Description Renouf Pub Co Ltd, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0143171119
Book Description Penguin Canada, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0143171119
Book Description Penguin Canada, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110143171119