Tag Archives: John le Carré

Rameau’s review archive: Paholaisen siivet (A Murder of Quality, George Smiley 02) by John le Carré

Synopsis: George Smiley was simply doing a favor for Miss Ailsa Brimley, and old friend and editor of a small newspaper. Miss Brimley had received a letter from a worried reader: “I’m not mad. And I know my husbad is … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Vakoojan testamentti (The Secret Pilgrim 03: George Smiley 08) by John le Carré

Synopsis: The Berlin Wall is toppled, the Iron Curtain swept aside . . . John le Carre has seized this impossible turning point in history to give the most visceral experience yet of the brilliant and base, delicate and brutal … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Värisuora (Smiley’s People: George Smiley 07) by John le Carré

Synopsis: John le Carre’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.Rounding … Continue reading

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Mies kylmästä: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (George Smiley 03) by John le Carré

Synopsis: In this classic, John le Carre’s third novel and the first to earn him international acclaim, he created a world unlike any previously experienced in suspense fiction. With unsurpassed knowledge culled from his years in British Intelligence, le Carre … Continue reading

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Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy by John le Carre

Book info: Book form: e-pub file Genre: spy thriller with some philosophy Target audience: adults A quote to give you some idea what you are dealing with: “’It is the perfect fix: you see that, don’t you, Toby, really?’ Smiley … Continue reading

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