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A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre - Signed

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Chosen as a Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement, the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, The Times'A brilliant novel of deception, love and trust to join his supreme cannon' Evening Standard'Vintage le Carré. Immensely clever, breathtaking. Really, not since The Spy Who Came in from the Cold has le Carré exercised his gift as a storyteller so powerfully and to such thrilling effect' John Banville, GuardianPeter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, has retired to his family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London are to be scrutinised by a generation with no memory of the Cold War. Somebody must be made to pay for innocent blood once spilt in the name of the greater good.Interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own story, John le Carré has given us a novel of superb and enduring quality.'Utterly engrossing and perfectly pitched. There is only one le Carré. Eloquent, subtle, sublimely paced' Daily Mail'Splendid, fast-paced, riveting' Andrew Marr, Sunday Times'Remarkable. Vintage John le Carré. It gives the reader, at long last, pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that have been missing for 54 years. Like wine, le Carré's writing has got richer with age. Don't wait for the paperback' The Times'Perhaps the most significant novelist of the second half of the 20th century in Britain. He's in the first rank' Ian McEwan'The literary event of the Autumn' Evening Standard'One of those writers who will be read a century from now' Robert Harris

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Added value:
Signed by author. First Ed 6th imprint.
Author(s):
John Le Carre
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x153x26
EAN-13:
9780241308547
Edition:
Hardback original
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0241308547
ISBN-13:
9780241308547
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Title:
A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre - Signed

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Chosen as a Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement, the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, The Times'A brilliant novel of deception, love and trust to join his supreme cannon' Evening Standard'Vintage le Carré. Immensely clever, breathtaking. Really, not since The Spy Who Came in from the Cold has le Carré exercised his gift as a storyteller so powerfully and to such thrilling effect' John Banville, GuardianPeter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, has retired to his family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London are to be scrutinised by a generation with no memory of the Cold War. Somebody must be made to pay for innocent blood once spilt in the name of the greater good.Interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own story, John le Carré has given us a novel of superb and enduring quality.'Utterly engrossing and perfectly pitched. There is only one le Carré. Eloquent, subtle, sublimely paced' Daily Mail'Splendid, fast-paced, riveting' Andrew Marr, Sunday Times'Remarkable. Vintage John le Carré. It gives the reader, at long last, pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that have been missing for 54 years. Like wine, le Carré's writing has got richer with age. Don't wait for the paperback' The Times'Perhaps the most significant novelist of the second half of the 20th century in Britain. He's in the first rank' Ian McEwan'The literary event of the Autumn' Evening Standard'One of those writers who will be read a century from now' Robert Harris

Added value:
Signed by author. First Ed 6th imprint.
Author(s):
John Le Carre
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x153x26
EAN-13:
9780241308547
Edition:
Hardback original
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0241308547
ISBN-13:
9780241308547
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Title:
A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre - Signed

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