The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré


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John Le Carré is a famous author of spy story novels set in the period from the second world war to the period of cold war. If one does not know about the author, maybe it’s better to recall the movies inspired by his stories:from the most recent adaptation is Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy to the older movies.

Since some months ago I was not interested in this kind of fiction (both movies and books), then I saw Thinker Taylor Soldier Spy, and I liked it A LOT, and then let’s come to the novels: the novels are stand alone but linked by some characters in common (like George Smiley), so I decided to begin with one among the first written by Le Carré: The spy who came in from the cold.

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