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The Cold War is over and retired secret servant Tim Cranmer has been put out to pasture, spending his days making wine on his Somerset estate. But then he discovers that his former double agent Larry - dreamer, dissolute, philanderer and disloyal friend - has vanished, along with Tim's mistress.
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  • Paperback
    $17.59
ISBN: 9780241243619
ANNOTATION:
The Cold War is over and retired secret servant Tim Cranmer has been put out to pasture, spending his days making wine on his Somerset estate. But then he discovers that his former double agent Larry - dreamer, dissolute, philanderer and disloyal friend - has vanished, along with Tim's mistress.

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The Cold War is over and retired secret servant Tim Cranmer has been put out to pasture, spending his days making wine on his Somerset estate. But then he discovers that his former double agent Larry - dreamer, dissolute, philanderer and disloyal friend - has vanished, along with Tim's mistress.

Publisher Description

Le Carre's post-Cold War masterpiece, filled with suspense, betrayal, desire and drama The Cold War is over and retired secret servant Tim Cranmer has been put out to pasture, spending his days making wine on his Somerset estate. But then he discovers that his former double agent Larry -- dreamer, dissolute, philanderer and disloyal friend - has vanished, along with Tim's mistress. As their trail takes him to the lawless wilds of Russia and the North Caucasus, he is forced to question everything he stood for. Set in a fragmented, uncertain post-Soviet world, le Carre's brutal story of falsehoods and betrayal shows men playing dangerous games beyond their control.

Author Biography

John le Carre was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy and Smiley's People. His recent novels include A Most Wanted Man, Our Kind of Traitor and A Delicate Truth.

Review

Le Carre is in the first rank -- Ian McEwan An absorbing and thought-provoking piece of work The Times Literary Supplement A wonderful book ... I cannot think of a more compelling read Financial Times

Review Text

A wonderful book ... I cannot think of a more compelling read

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A wonderful book ... I cannot think of a more compelling read

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Set in a fragmented, uncertain post-Soviet world, le Carre's brutal story of falsehoods and betrayal shows men playing dangerous games beyond their control.

Product Details

ISBN-10
0241243610
ISBN-13
9780241243619
Format
Paperback
Author
John Le Carre
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2016
Publication Date
2016-01-28
Media
Book
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Series
Penguin Modern Classics
Pages
320
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade