After a routine security check by George Smiley, civil servant Samuel
Fennan apparently kills himself. When Smiley finds Circus head Maston is
trying to blame him for the man's death, he begins his own investigation,
meeting with Fennan's widow to find out what could have led him to such
desperation. But on the very day that Smiley is ordered off the enquiry he
receives an urgent letter from the dead man. Do the East Germans - and
their agents - know more about this man's death than the Circus previously
imagined? Le Carre's debut novel, Call for the Dead, introduced the
tenacious and retiring George Smiley in a gripping tale of espionage and

John le Carré—Call For The Dead - The Smiley Collection

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