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Agent Running in the Field

Agent Running in the Field is a novel by John le Carré.

John le Carré

Set in London in 2018, Agent Running in the Field follows a twenty-six year old solitary figure who, in a desperate attempt to resist the new political turbulence swirling around him, makes connections that will take him down a very dangerous path. In his plot and characterization le Carré is as thrilling as ever and in the way he writes about our times he proves himself, once again, to be the greatest chronicler of our age. (From Viking)

Agent Running in the Field is available in Oct. 2019.

Le Carré is the pen name of David Cornwell, who worked as a spy for Britain's intelligence service during the Cold War. His most famous character is the spy George Smiley, who most recently appeared in the novel A Legacy of Spies.

Interviews with John le Carré

In this interview from 2017, the former British intelligence officer and master of the political thriller talks to Eleanor Wachtel about A Legacy of Spies, his latest novel to feature the iconic character, George Smiley. 1:07:29
Less than a year after his 1963 novel <em>The Spy Who Came in From the Cold</em> made him famous, Le Carr&eacute; talks to CBC Radio about his new-found success. 12:03

 

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