Smiley's People Summary

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  • 6 Literature Criticisms
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Critical Essay by Joseph Mclellan The espionage novel has become a characteristic expression of our time … and John le Carré is one of the handful of writers who have made it so. The fac... Read more
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Critical Essay by Richard Condon The Master of Stasis has returned, driving his dense herd of auxiliary words to the glue factory. John le Carré is back again with the same novel as before ... Read more
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Critical Essay by Michael Wood Le Carré's recent novels have portrayed, with a great deal of detail and diligently evoked atmosphere, two distinct worlds of espionage: Smiley's wo... Read more
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Critical Essay by Geoffrey Stokes Nearly two decades ago, in Call for the Dead, John le Carre introduced us to George Smiley and began, along with Len Deighton, a reformation and exaltation of the spy... Read more
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Critical Essay by Julian Moynahan John le Carré, who appears to know everything about modern espionage that there is to know, faces the problem in his spy fiction of giving a generally favorabl... Read more
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Critical Essay by V. S. Pritchett Spy stories have a good deal of the farrago in them even when they are as accomplished as le Carré's and it would be impossible and unfair to give away ... Read more