A boxed set of the first eight George Smiley novels by the legendary John le Carré, including the The Spy Who Came in From the Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
With the publication of A Legacy of Spies in September – the first George Smiley novel in over twenty-five years – John le Carré fans can delve into the first eight novels featuring his most beloved character to revisit the spymaster’s backstory, and it is the perfect way to introduce new readers to the espionage classics.
The set includes eight of John le Carré iconic George Smiley novels: Call for the Dead; A Murder of Quality; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; The Looking Glass War; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Honorable Schoolboy; Smiley’s People; and The Secret Pilgrim.
John le Carré was born in 1931. After attending the universities of Bern and Oxford, he taught at Eton and spent five years in the British Foreign Service. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, his third book, secured… More about John le Carré
“One of our great writers of moral ambiguity, a tireless explorer of that darkly contradictory no-man’s land.” —Los Angeles Times “No other writer has charted—pitilessly for politicians but thrillingly for readers—the public and secret histories of his times.” —The Guardian (UK)
“I would suggest immortality for John le Carré, who I believe one of the most intelligent and entertaining writers working today.” —Alan Cheuse, Chicago Tribune
“The constant flow of emotion lifts le Carré not only above all modern suspense novelists, but above most novelists now practicing.” —Financial Times
“A writer of towering gifts.” —The Independent (UK)