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A Legacy of Spies

by John Le Carre

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Published 3rd May 2018, 368 pages
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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 Carre. Immensely clever, breathtaking. Really, not since The Spy Who Came in from the Cold has le Carre exercised his gift as a storyteller so powerfully and to such thrilling effect’ John Banville, Guardian


Peter Guillam, former disciple of George Smiley in the British Secret Service, has long retired to Brittany when a letter arrives, summoning him to London. The reason? Cold War ghosts have come back to haunt him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of the Service are to be dissected by a generation with no memory of the Berlin Wall. Somebody must pay for innocent blood spilt in the name of the greater good …

‘Utterly engrossing and perfectly pitched. There is only one le Carre. Eloquent, subtle, sublimely paced’ Daily Mail

‘Splendid, fast-paced, riveting’ Andrew Marr, Sunday Times

‘Remarkable. It gives the reader, at long last, pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that have been missing for 54 years. Like wine, le Carre’s writing has got richer with age’ 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

‘One of those writers who will be read a century from now’ Robert Harris

Details

A Legacy of Spies
by John Le Carre

ISBN
9780241981610

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd

Binding
Paperback

Publication date
May 3, 2018

Dimensions
19.8cm x 12.9cm x 2.6cm

Page count
368 pages