Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: A George Smiley Novel
The inspiration for the major motion picture, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth The first novel in John le Carré's celebrated Karla trilogy, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a heart-stopping tale of international intrigue.The man he knew as "Control" is dead, and the... show more
The inspiration for the major motion picture, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth The first novel in John le Carré's celebrated Karla trilogy, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a heart-stopping tale of international intrigue.The man he knew as "Control" is dead, and the young Turks who forced him out now run the Circus. But George Smiley isn't quite ready for retirement-especially when a pretty, would-be defector surfaces with a shocking accusation: a Soviet mole has penetrated the highest level of British Intelligence. Relying only on his wits and a small, loyal cadre, Smiley recognizes the hand of Karla-his Moscow Centre nemesis-and sets a trap to catch the traitor.The feature film adaptation of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In) and features a cast that includes Gary Oldman as Smiley, Academy Award(r) winner Colin Firth (The King's Speech), and Tom Hardy (Inception).
Publish date: October 5th 2011
Pages no: 381
Edition language: English
Series: George Smiley (#5)
I hadn’t read any spy genre novels before, but this one came highly recommended and seems to be a classic of the genre. We’ll call it 4 stars for “this seems like a good book, but it isn’t my genre so don’t take my star rating too seriously.”George Smiley is an unsexy but astute official in Britain’...
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Can someone tell me why this book is considered to be a masterpiece of spy fiction??? I mean the reader gets "DROPPED" in the middle of nowhere called a "PLOT", with a protagonist who is too lazy or too laid back to care, along with me the reader, about whats going on. And by the end, when the mole ...
This only gets two stars based on a couple of different things. I took stars away because too much of this book pretty much bored me to tears. It was so slow in the parts where George Smiley is essentially acting as a detective. Is there a mole in the British Centre intelligence office or not? A...