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Call for the Dead (Playaway Adult Fiction)

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Synopsis:

Call for the Dead marks the beginning of John le Carr's brilliant literary career as it launches the life of George Smiley, one of the most memorable fictional characters of the twentieth century, and immediately ensnares readers in the shadowy world he inhabits. Pulled back from overseas duty during World War II, George Smiley was redirected to face the threats of the Cold War. Investigating circumstances that make no sense to him, he meets a twisted former hero of the German underground, a once beautiful woman with a terrifying secret, a high-ranking pompous bureaucrat, and a suspect British civil servant. Smiley is bitter and wearyhe has seen too much and done too muchyet he cannot refuse one last desperate call for his services. He gradually uncovers a spy ring and is led into a lethal duel of wits with the best of his war-time pupils.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441735638
Publisher:
Findaway World
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Read by:
Cosham, Ralph
Author:
Le Carre, John
Author:
John le Carre
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Series:
Playaway Adult Fiction
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO PLAYER
Language:
English

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Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

Call for the Dead (Playaway Adult Fiction)
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"Synopsis" by , Call for the Dead marks the beginning of John le Carr's brilliant literary career as it launches the life of George Smiley, one of the most memorable fictional characters of the twentieth century, and immediately ensnares readers in the shadowy world he inhabits. Pulled back from overseas duty during World War II, George Smiley was redirected to face the threats of the Cold War. Investigating circumstances that make no sense to him, he meets a twisted former hero of the German underground, a once beautiful woman with a terrifying secret, a high-ranking pompous bureaucrat, and a suspect British civil servant. Smiley is bitter and wearyhe has seen too much and done too muchyet he cannot refuse one last desperate call for his services. He gradually uncovers a spy ring and is led into a lethal duel of wits with the best of his war-time pupils.
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