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Smiley’s People, John LeCarré (Penguin Books, 1979 {Penguin Audio, Narrator: Michael Jayston)

Smiley’s People is the last installment in the Karla Trilogy, and the penultimate volume (to date and likely ever) about or involving John LeCarré’s master spy: George Smiley. This book pits him at last, toe to toe with his arch-nemesis, Karla. For more go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com Continue reading

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The Honourable School Boy, John Le Carré (Penguin Books, 1977{Penguin Audio, Narrator: Michael Jayston})

The Honourable School Boy is the stand alone second volume in the Karla Trilogy by John Le Carré. It focuses on the aftermath of the events that are chronicled in LeCarré’s masterwork: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Though not the best in the series, it remains a superior spy tale. See http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com for the full review Continue reading

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