A Legacy of Spies Summary
le Carré, John

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In A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carré, Peter Guillam is forced to relive Windfall, the operation that still gives him nightmares even after retiring from the British secret service. Decades after the operation, which resulted in a fellow spy and innocent girl being killed, a lawsuit has been filed alleging that the service acted in a manner that was negligent. Peter must not only recall the events of the terrible operation in which he lost the woman he loved but must also seek for the truth about Windfall to be revealed to save his own reputation as well as that of the service.

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