A Small Town in Germany
John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim.
A man is missing. Harting, refugee background, a Junior Something in the British Embassy in Bonn. Gone with him are forty-three files, all of them Confidential or above.
It is vital that the Germans do not learn that Harting is missing, nor that there's been a leak. With radical students and neo-Nazis rioting and critical negotiations under way in Brussels, the timing could not be worse -- and that's probably not an accident.
Alan Turner, London's security officer, is sent to Bonn to find the missing man and files as Germany's past, present, and future threaten to collide in a nightmare of violence.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BooksForDinner - LibraryThing
Well, I'm a big le Carre' fan, but this was a little much for me. Well written of course, but it was the never ending Q and A. I'm exhausted now, and I wasn't the one being interrogated. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - librisissimo - LibraryThing
Substance: Suspense in post-WW2 Bonn, digging up old secrets, artful misdirection. Anything more would spoil things for the next reader. Style: A bit terse for my taste. Read full review