For the first time in over 30 years, John le Carré returns to the Cold War in this thrilling masterpiece interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own story! Peter Guillam, colleague of George Smiley of the British Secret Service has retired on the 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.
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Agent Running in the Field by John le Carr e. Set in London in 2018, Agent Running in the Field follows a twenty-six year old solitary figure who, in a desperate attempt to resist the political turbulence swirling around him, makes connections that will take him down a very dangerous path. In his plot and characterisation le Carre is as thrilling as ever and in the way he writes about our times he proves himself, once again, to be the greatest chronicler of our age. ________________________________ 'No other writer has charted - pitilessly for politicians but thrillingly for readers - the public and secret histories of his times' Guardian 'John le Carre is as recognisable a writer as Dickens or Austen' Financial Times 'No writer has ever been better at turning the act of two people talking politely to each other across a desk into a blood sport' Telegraph