A complex, psychological novel about familial loyalty, new to Penguin Modern Classics.
John le Carre was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy and Smiley's People. His recent novels include A Most Wanted Man, Our Kind of Traitor and A Delicate Truth.
[Le Carre] has done for popular fiction what the young Marlon Brando did for Hollywood ... Single and Single is an adventure that takes us to the ends of the earth via the rich but often barren landscape of the human heart * The Times *