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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Summary
John le Carré

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Summary

Plot Summary

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John LeCarre is an exciting story about a mole who moves up to the highest levels of the British intelligence community. Based on the information he provided, the covers of some of the best agents were blown. They know he is there, but they don't know who or where and they have to find him. The safety and existence of the British intelligence community depends on it. How do they do it?

The exciting story begins as the mole becomes known when a Soviet trade delegate tries to defect in Hong Kong. The story comes to the British government from an agent, Ricki Tarr ,who has been missing for six months. The woman disappears but leaves a diary that tells the story of a Russian mole working in a highly-placed position in the Circus. They can't use too many people within the Circus...

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