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Call For the Dead: The Smiley Collection

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After a routine security check by George Smiley, civil servant Samuel Fennan apparently kills himself. When Smiley finds Circus head Maston is trying to blame him for the man’s death, he begins his own investigation, meeting with Fennan’s widow to find out what could have led him to such desperation. But on the very day that Smiley is ordered off the enquiry he receives an urgent letter from the dead man. Do the East Germans – and their agents – know more about this man’s death than the Circus previously imagined? Le Carré’s debut novel introduced the tenacious and retiring George Smiley in a gripping tale of espionage and deceit.

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THE FIRST GEORGE SMILEY NOVEL

After a routine security check by George Smiley, civil servant Samuel Fennan apparently kills himself. When Smiley finds Circus head Maston is trying to blame him for the death, he begins his own investigation, meeting Fennan’s widow to find out what led him to such desperation. On the very day Smiley is ordered off the enquiry he receives an urgent letter from the dead man. Do the East Germans – and their agents – know more about this man’s death than the Circus previously imagined?

Le Carré’s first book, Call for the Dead, introduced the tenacious and retiring spy George Smiley in a gripping tale of espionage and deceit.

‘Intelligent, thrilling, surprising . . . makes most cloak-and-dagger stuff taste of cardboard’ Sunday Telegraph

‘Brilliant. Realistic. Constant suspense’ Observer

Additional information

Weight 0.107 kg
Dimensions 18.1 × 11.1 × 0.9 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

160

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K