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Call for the Dead

By: Carre, John Le

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
0241962218 / 9780241962213
Paperback / softback
823.914
24/11/2011
Usually dispatched within 2 weeks
United Kingdom
129 x 198 mm, 168 grams 176 pages
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An anonymous letter had accused Foreign Office man Samuel Fennan of being a communist.

George Smiley, assigned by the Secret Service to vet Fennan, had assured him he had nothing to fear.

No one believed this nonsense. But clearly something had rattled Fennan, for a day after the interview he killed himself. Smiley is told by his angry superiors to fix this mess.

The last thing anyone wants right now is a scandal. It is immediately obvious to Smiley, however, that the suicide story doesn't make sense. Piece by piece he uncovers a conspiracy - one originating in East Germany and led by a wartime ally of Smiley.

To expose it, he must turn a former friend into a deadly enemy ...

BIC:

FF Crime & mystery

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