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A legacy of spies : a novel, John le Carré

Label
A legacy of spies : a novel
Title
A legacy of spies
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John le Carré
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The undisputed master returns with a riveting new book--his first Smiley novel in more than twenty-five years Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London, and involved such characters as Alec Leamas, Jim Prideaux, George Smiley and Peter Guillam himself, are to be scrutinized by a generation with no memory of the Cold War and no patience with its justifications. Interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own intense story, John le Carre has spun a single plot as ingenious and thrilling as the two predecessors on which it looks back:The Spy Who Came in from the ColdandTinker Tailor Soldier Spy. In a story resonating with tension, humor and moral ambivalence, le Carre and his narrator Peter Guillam present the reader with a legacy of unforgettable characters old and new"--
Member of
Summary
Finds George Smiley, his colleague Peter Guillam and other former members of the British Secret Service facing charges for decades-old, once-toasted intelligence operations by a generation that is unfamiliar with the dynamics of the Cold War
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569161
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
George Smiley
Series volume
0009
Target audience
adult
Label
A legacy of spies : a novel, John le Carré
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3177182
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1001340666
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735225121
Lccn
2017039299
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14553F5B-2223-4D40-8CD6-4A267CB9FCB2
System control number
(OCoLC)1001340666
Label
A legacy of spies : a novel, John le Carré
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3177182
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1001340666
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735225121
Lccn
2017039299
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14553F5B-2223-4D40-8CD6-4A267CB9FCB2
System control number
(OCoLC)1001340666

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