Book Review: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by le Carré, JohnWith the recent critical success of the “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” movie, perhaps it`s time to re-visit the 60`s Cold War world of George Smiley and “The Circus”.

In “The Spy Who Came in from the Cold”, Smiley is a largely absent presence on the fringes of the story, but “The Circus” – the British Secret Intelligence Service, based at Cambridge Circus – and “Control”, it`s leader, are very much in evidence…read more

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