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Call for the dead

by Le Carré, John, 1931-

Format: Print Book 2004
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Main Library First Floor - Fiction Stacks FICTION Le Carré
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor - Fiction Stacks
 
Call Number  FICTION Le Carré
 
 
Upper St. Clair Township Library Thriller Fiction THRILLER LeCARRE John
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
 
Collection  Thriller Fiction
 
Call Number  THRILLER LeCARRE John
 
 
Summary

With the incomparable opening chapter of Call for the Dead , titled "A Brief History of George Smiley," John Le Carr#65533; introduces his legendary spy and immediately ensnares you in the shadowy world Smiley inhabits.

Pulled back from overseas duty during World War II, Smiley was redirected to face the threats of the Cold War. He had been asked to interview Samuel Fennan of the Foreign Office after an anonymous letter accused Fennan of Communist Party membership. Smiley's report cleared him of the allegations, so he was stunned to learn that Fennan had died the day after the interview, leaving a suicide note that claimed his career had been ruined. Investigating circumstances that make no sense to him, Smiley gradually uncovers a spy ring and in so doing is led into a lethal duel of wits with the best of his war-time pupils.

Call for the Dead marks the beginning of John Le Carr#65533;'s brilliant literary career, just as it launches the life of one of the most memorable fictional characters of the twentieth century.

Additional Information
Subjects Smiley, George -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Intelligence officers -- Fiction.
Cold War -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Spy stories.
Publisher New York :Walker & Co.,2004
Language English
Notes "The first George Smiley novel."
Foreword by P.D. James.
Description xvii, 151 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780802714435
0802714439
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