The greatest chronicler of the age turns his incisive gaze to the tumultuous present in this superb new thriller.
John le Carre was born in 1931 and attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. He taught at Eton and served briefly in British Intelligence during the Cold War. For more than fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall.
No other writer has charted - pitilessly for politicians but
thrillingly for readers - the public and secret histories of his
times * Guardian *
One of those writers who will be read a century from now -- Robert Harris
A literary master for a generation * Observer *
'John le Carre is as recognisable a writer as Dickens or Austen' Financial Times * Financial Times *