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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: A George Smiley Novel - Community Reviews back

by John le Carré
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Merle
Merle rated it 4 months ago
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’...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 9 months ago
A modern classic in which John le Carré expertly creates a total vision of a secret world, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy begins George Smiley's chess match of wills and wits with Karla, his Soviet counterpart. It is now beyond a doubt that a mole, implanted decades ago by Moscow Centre, has burrowed ...
Bookers are at our Fingers
Bookers are at our Fingers rated it 4 years ago
Bibliophagist
Bibliophagist rated it 5 years ago
Ne znam je li do prevoda, al je citanje i pracenje fabule bilo mucenje
Crime-on-thrill
Crime-on-thrill rated it 5 years ago
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 ...
Loves books and cats
Loves books and cats rated it 5 years ago
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...
Loves books and cats
Loves books and cats rated it 5 years ago
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...
Danielle Hearts Books
Danielle Hearts Books rated it 6 years ago
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: adventure, winter20092010, spies, play-dramatisation, fraudio, published-1974 Read in November, 2009 Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna of John le Carre's classic novel featuring intelligence officer George Smiley. Blurb - Ever since the capture and torture of their agent in Czechoslova...
Anna's Bibliotheca
Anna's Bibliotheca rated it 6 years ago
i thought it was ok. i wasn't too disappointed nor was i too impressed by it. it was easy to figure out who was the mole, so i ended up reading the rest of the book for the reasons and explanations that the author would provide. first part of the book, smiley is reminiscing how things were before th...
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