John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge and have earned him -- and his hero, British Secret Service agent George Smiley -- unprecedented worldwide acclaim. A modern masterpiece... read more
“"I once heard someone say morality was method. Do you hold with that? I suppose you wouldn't. You would say that morality was vested in the aim, I expect. Difficult to know what one's aimrs are, that's the trouble, specially if you're British."”Lacon
“And if you want a sermon, Karla is not fireproof, because he's a fanatic. And one day, If I have anything to do with it, that lack of moderation will be his downfall.”Smiley
Followed by The Honourable Schoolboy.
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