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The Honourable Schoolboy

George Smiley, of England's Secret Service, goes onto the attack, manipulating old Asian hand Jerry Westerby through the Far East and a tangle of money, defection, passion, loyalty and love that severely tests Westerby's hitherto ...

Author: John Le Carré

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0143119737

Category: Fiction

Page: 533

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The Honourable Schoolboy

The honourable schoolboy had left, she said. He wore his suit. He carried a grip, his typewriter and the book-sack. Franco had taken him to the airport in the van. The orphan had gone with them but only as far as the sliproad to the ...

Author: John le Carré

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241322369

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

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Understanding John Le Carr

CHAPTER EIGHT Cold War in the Wings The Honourable Schoolboy Sandwiched between two “ Smiley ” novels that are clearly more artistically successful — Tinker , Tailor , Soldier , Spy and Smiley's People — and having a far more tenuous ...

Author: John L. Cobbs

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 1570031681

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 297

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The Honorable Schoolboy

1 THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY " is bound to hit the top with predictable ease . Little wonder . Le Carré has developed the technique of the espionage thriller to a level where he has been called , without stretching the comparison and ...

Author: John Le Carré

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ISBN: 0553141112

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Page: 532

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John le Carr and the Cold War

Richly detailed, politically saturated and inventively plotted, The Honourable Schoolboy (1977), the second, overlooked, part of the Karla trilogy, deserves to be better known, occupying the anomalous position of a forgotten bestseller: ...

Author: Toby Manning

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350036413

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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Phnom Penh

These are, respectively, The Honourable Schoolboy (1977) and Highways to a War (1995). The second volume in Le Carré's “Karla Trilogy”, The Honourable Schoolboy at ...

Author: Milton Osborne

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199711734

Category: Travel

Page: 256

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ThirdWay

Smiley's world is one in which the fantasies and beliefs of schoolboys and of golly-goshing Peter Pans such as the honourable schoolboy Westerby, will inevitably come to grief. Smiley's long decline into despair began very early, ...

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John le Carr

He branded The Honourable Schoolboy 'tedious' and its prose style as 'overblown'. Le Carré's new novel is about twice as long as it should be. It falls with a dull thud into the second category of le Carré's books – those which are ...

Author: Adam Sisman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408849446

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 672

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