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Smiley's People Audiobook

Smiley's People: The Karla Trilogy, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

George Smiley was summoned from his dubious retirement by two seemingly unconnected events - an old woman in Paris is promised the return of a daughter she will never see, and a handover is to take place on a steamer in Hamburg.

©1979 David Cornwell (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.

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  • Kindle Customer
    9/10/17
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    "Great characters, well read. Good plot."

    Really enjoyable listen. Good plot with well worn characters that drags you in. Well read with well voiced characters. A good bit of nostalgia in a book from my younger days.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • martyn
    9/8/17
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    "Excellent."

    Just finished the Karla trilogy, first class. I read this trilogy when it was first published and it was good to revisit. The narrator was excellent as usual. Highly recommended.

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  • joemcgh
    6/14/17
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    "Classic."

    Classic.. 5 stars for a reason. LeCarre at the peak of his powers. Smiley v Karla. Checkmate.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • polly
    6/9/17
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    "Glorious"

    Beautifully read and a good story. Pure enjoyment as ever from John le Carre and 😃

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  • Ron
    4/8/17
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    "A convicing ending to the trilogy"

    The setting back in Europe, works better than An Honourable Schoolboy in the far east, the pace is fair and the trailing Smiley follows is believable and intriguing. Great ending

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Groovy2
    Leics, England
    3/30/17
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    "Jason is superb"

    I am mesmerised by Jayston's reading of le Carre. He is George Smiley and Sir Alec Guiness personified. He breathes life into the characters. Brilliant

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  • James
    11/20/16
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    "Unmissable"

    This was excellent, perhaps the best of Le Carre's Karla series. I am a big fan of the narrator.

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  • K.Brewer
    9/9/16
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    "Best of the trilogy!"

    Great story, lovely narration - the characters really came alive and the narrative flowed seamlessly from chapter to chapter - highly enjoyable

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  • Steve Ainsworth
    Droitwich, UK
    8/30/16
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    "Classic Le Carre"

    A very good audio rendition of one of Le Carre's Classic Smiley novels. Thoroughly engrossing. Excellent characterisation and a story which shows the mundanity of the world of Cold War espionage. If you want Bourne or Bond this is not for you.

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  • Matt Carter
    Hastings, East Sussex United Kingdom
    4/30/16
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    "Totally gripping."

    Michael Jayston delivers yet another outstanding performance. The world of George Smiley revolves around you, as you are taken to the streets of Paris right the way through to the watch towers and crossing points from East to West. No glamour, no car chases, an aversion for guns, just dirty amoral spy work. I loved it.

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