When a corporate lawyer is murdered in Turkey, a string of events occur, from the arrest of a Russian freighter to the disappearance of a London financier. The logical connection must be one of love, deceit or the triumph of humanity.
When the young and beautiful wife of a much older embassy worker and amateur gardener is found murdered near Northern Kenya's Lake Turkana, his personal pursuit of the killers not only sets him up as their next target, but as a suspect among his embassy colleagues.
After a routine security check by George Smiley, civil servant Samuel Fennan apparently kills himself. When Smiley finds Circus head Maston is trying to blame him for the man's death, he begins his own investigation, meeting with Fennan's widow to find out what could have led him to such desperation. But on the very day that Smiley is ordered off the enquiry he receives an urgent letter from the dead man. Do the East Germans - and their agents - know more about this man's death than the Circus previously imagined?
Le Carré's debut novel, Call for the Dead, introduced the tenacious and retiring George Smiley in a gripping tale of espionage and deceit.
Magnus Pym, ranking diplomat, has vanished, believed defected. The chase is on: for a missing husband, a devoted father, and a secret agent. Pym's life, it is revealed, is entirely made up of secrets. From the age of 17, he has been controlled by two mentors.
Ted Mundy, British soldier's son born 1947 in the new Republic of Pakistan and Sasha, son of an East German Lutheran pastor, first meet as students in West Berlin in the late 60s, then again in the grimy looking-glass of Cold War espionage and, most terribly, in the modern world of terror.
Ted Mundy, a British soldier's son born in 1947 in the new Republic of Pakistan, made friends with Sasha, refugee son of an East German Lutheran Pastor, as students in riot-torn sixties West Berlin. They met again in the grimy world of Cold War espionage and now in the war of terror and lies.
Written by the author of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", "The Honourable Schoolboy" and "The Little Drummer Girl", this is a terrible story of an English agent. It shows the realities behind the news paragraphs which record the shifts and tensions of the Cold War.
Jonathan is the orphan son of a hero soldier and a veteran of secret operations in South Armagh. Disenchanted by the army and his marriage, he works for the Palace Hotel, Zurich. There he meets Richard Roper, an illegal arms trader. He must bring Roper to book. By the author of "Smiley's People".