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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

by Carre, John Le

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Franklin Watts, Watts. Hardcover. Large Type Edition, This is a former library book with the usual identifiers. Significant wear to the corners and spine ends. After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent who is working as a defected spy tries to get inside information and realizes that he is just as expendable as his fellow agent. All books shipped within 24 hours with U.S. Postal Service Delivery Confirmation, each order is packaged in a new box with bubble wrap, and always your satisfaction is guaranteed. . Fair. 1963. First American Edition, First Printing.

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a novel by British author John le Carré. Set during the political tensions of the Cold War, the revolutionary espionage novel portrays the intelligence services of both Eastern and Western nations as sacrificing morality in the name of national security. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold received critical acclaim at the time of its publication and became an international bestseller. Named “Best Crime Novel” by the Crime Writers' Association in 1963 and “Best Mystery Novel” by the Mystery Writers of America in 1965, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold was the first work to win the award from both writing organizations. Additionally, it was named the “Best spy novel of all-time” by Publisher’s Weekly and is listed as one of the All-Time 100 Novels by Time magazine.

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Bookseller
Whitneys BookShelf US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
011745
Title
The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
Author
Carre, John Le
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Franklin Watts, Watts
Place of Publication
New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date published
1963
Keywords
Espionage\,\ Feature\ Films\,\ Fiction\ Films\,\ Spy\ Films\,\ Video\ Recordings\ For\ The\ Hearing\ Impaired\ Cold\ War\ \-\ Secret\ Service\ \-\ Drama\,\ Intelligence\ Service\ \-\ Drama\ \-\ Great\ Britain
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