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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

A George Smiley Novel

John le Carré

A retired British Intelligence officer, George Smiley, sets out to catch a Soviet mole who has penetrated the highest level of British Intelligence. The only clues he has are his wits and a small, loyal team. This bestselling book, now an Oscar-nominated feature film, comes from the New York Times bestselling author of A Legacy of Spies, John le Carré. Don't miss his new novel, Agent Running in the Field, coming October 2019.
Publish Date
First Published in 1974
Goodreads rating
I would read at least through Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.      source
I just finished reading Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, watching Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and watching the other Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, a completely enjoyable experience, so this is my thing now. There's no kill like overkill.      source
@catazog I hope NPR does a story answering this q this week! I think The Spy Who Came In From The Cold is a great starting point. His first big book, and it moves at a faster pace than some of the others. If you like that, move on to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, or A Legacy of Spies.      source
Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy and the Spy Who Came In from the Cold. India in the 70's these John Le Carré books fascinated us. Sad to hear of his passing @sarahlyall      source