The Honourable Schoolboy

The Honourable Schoolboy


By (author) John Le Carré

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  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 496 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 234mm x 52mm | 939g
  • Publication date: 5 April 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340733586
  • ISBN 13: 9780340733585
  • Illustrations note: N/A
  • Sales rank: 363,632

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George Smiley has become chief of the battered British Secret Service. The betrayals of a Soviet double agent have riddled the spy network. Smiley wants revenge. He chooses his weapon: Jerry Westerby, 'The Honourable Schoolboy', a passionate lover and a seasoned, reckless secret agent. Westerby is pointed east, to Hong Kong. So begins the terrifying game ...

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John le Carre was born in 1931. His third novel, THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD, secured him a wide reputation which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY and SMILEY'S PEOPLE. His other novels include THE CONSTANT GARDENER, A MOST WANTED MAN and OUR KIND OF TRAITOR.

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Praise for The Constant Gardener : The master storyteller...has lost none of his cunning A. N. Wilson, Daily Mail The book breathes life, anger and excitement Nigel Williams, Observer A cracking thriller Economist Nobody writing today manipulates suspense better. Nobody constructs a more tantalisingly complex plot ... essential reading Chris Woodhead, Sunday Telegraph