This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Alec Leamas - This is the main character of the book, whose professional life is tied to the British intelligence community.
Liz Gold - This person is a young cataloging assistant at the Bayswater Library for Psychic Research, and a member of the local Communist Party.
Hans Dieter Mundt - This character is the deputy director of the East German intelligence agency, and is turned into a double agent for the British side. This character also goes on trial in the novel.
Fiedler - This person is the second in command...
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