John le Carré
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John le Carré

John le Carre was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy: Tinke, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Honorable Schoolboy, and Smiley's People. His novels include The Little Drummer Girl, A Perfect Spy, The Russia House, Our Game, The Taileor of Panama, and Single & Single. John le Carre lives in Cornwall.

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    • A Perfect Spy

    • A Novel
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 20 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 429

    Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite Le Carré story

    • By William E. Bemis on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

    • A George Smiley Novel
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,781
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,615
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,613

    The first novel in John le Carré's celebrated Karla trilogy, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is a heart-stopping tale of international intrigue....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Le Carre remains the gold standard

    • By carl801 on 07-05-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Call for the Dead

    • A George Smiley Novel
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,260
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,252

    George Smiley is no one's idea of a spy - which is perhaps why he's such a natural. But Smiley apparently made a mistake....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Subtle story of friendship, espionage, guilt, etc

    • By Darwin8u on 10-09-12

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    • A George Smiley Novel, Book 3
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,596
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,460
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,453

    In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries. For Leamas, the head of Berlin Station, the Cold War is over....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great novel, but not Smiley...

    • By Walter on 03-29-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Complete George Smiley Radio Dramas

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: full cast, Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464

    The complete collection of acclaimed BBC Radio dramas based on John le Carre's best-selling novels, starring Simon Russell Beale as George Smiley....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good reading but can't navigate

    • By RB Vancouver on 01-07-17

    Regular price: $34.10

    • A Murder of Quality

    • A George Smiley Novel
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 605
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 535
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 536

    John le Carré's second novel, A Murder of Quality, offers an exquisite, satirical look at an elite private school as it chronicles the early development of George Smiley....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Short break from le Carre's brilliant spy œuvre

    • By Darwin8u on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $21.00

    • A Legacy of Spies

    • A Novel
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Tom Hollander
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,858
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,713
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,704

    Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A long slow conclusion to the Smiley series

    • By Chris Marlowe on 09-21-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Smiley's People

    • A George Smiley Novel
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 772
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 714
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 713

    Tell Max that it concerns the Sandman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • NEAR Perfect Ending for One Best Trilogies Ever

    • By Darwin8u on 07-27-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Honourable Schoolboy

    • A George Smiley Novel
    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 20 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 732
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 669
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 667

    As the fall of Saigon looms, master spy George Smiley must outmaneuver his Soviet counterpart on a battlefield that neither can afford to lose....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Conrad's Ghost Floats & Haunts this Sad Spy Novel

    • By Darwin8u on 07-27-12

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Looking Glass War

    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 377

    It would have been an easy job for the Circus: a can of film couriered from Helsinki to London....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • With nuance le Carré dissects a dying animal.

    • By Darwin8u on 03-29-13

    Regular price: $28.00

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