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The secret pilgrim /

The Berlin Wall is toppled, the Iron Curtain swept aside ... John le Carre has seized this impossible turning point in history to give the most visceral experience yet of the brilliant and base, delicate and brutal world of spydom.

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  • "A British Intelligence officer revisits his own past --an intricate weave of suspicion, danger, boredom and excitement which is espionage."
  • "The Berlin Wall is toppled, the Iron Curtain swept aside ... John le Carre has seized this impossible turning point in history to give the most visceral experience yet of the brilliant and base, delicate and brutal world of spydom."@en
  • "A novel about a veteran spy's experiences during the Cold War."@en
  • "Ned's final task of his long intelligence career is to train the new generation of spies. At the passing out dinner Ned is spurred into a dazzling array of recollections."@en
  • "The Cold War is over. The rules of the spying game have changed. But to train new spies for this uncertain future, one must first show them the past. Enter the man called Ned, the loyal and shrewd veteran of the Circus. With the inspiration of his inscrutable mentor George Smiley, Ned thrills all as he recounts forty exhilarating years of Cold War espionage across Europe and the Far East ."@en
  • "Ned considered delivering his own speech to the new "Joes" at Saratt, but in the end, he called on George Smiley, the legendary officer who had retired to Cornwall. Smiley's "fireside chat" gives the dangerous edge back to Ned's memory, transporting him to his own beginnings as an agent in the 60s when the Red Peril was everywhere."
  • "Ned is the Secret Pilgrim, a loyal soldier of the Cold War, who has been in British Intelligence all his adult life. Now, just as retirement is within his grasp, he is forced by the explosions of change to revisit his secret years and face the questions that have haunted him for thirty years."
  • "The Berlin Wall is toppled, the Iron Curtain swept aside. The Secret Pilgrim is Ned, a decent, loyal soldier of the Cold War, who has been in British Intelligence all his adult life."
  • "A wonderful, classic le Carre now reissued in a stunning new package to coincide with BBC Radio 4 dramatisations throughout 2009 and 2010."@en
  • "George Smiley serves as a mentor in the training of new spies."@en

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  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Mystery fiction."
  • "Spy stories"
  • "Spy stories"@en
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Espionage & spy thriller."@en
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Roman d'espionnage anglais"
  • "Spy stories."
  • "Spy stories."@en

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  • "The secret pilgrim /"
  • "The secret pilgrim /"@en
  • "Secret pilgrim, The."@en
  • "The spy who came of age."@en
  • "The secret Pilgrim /"
  • "The secret pilgram /"@en
  • "The Secret Pilgrim."
  • "Secret Pilgrim /"
  • "The secret pilgrim."
  • "The secret pilgrim."@en
  • "The Secret Pilgrim"@en
  • "The Secret Pilgrim"
  • "The spy who came of age : From the secret pilgrim."@en
  • "The secret pilgrim"
  • "The secret pilgrim"@en
  • "The Secret Pilgrim /"
  • "The secret pilgrim : a novel /"
  • "The Spy Who Came of Age."@en

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