The Spy Who Came in from the Cold - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Leamas goes to jail for attacking the store clerk. He spends some time in jail where he does not participate in prison life. After he is released, he has a chance meeting by a man who calls himself Ashe. The two men go out to lunch together and then agree to meet the next day. Leamas takes a long and complicated route before meeting up with his contact, who takes him to George Smiley's house where Control is waiting for him. Control explains that George is reluctant to take part in the mission.

Chapter 6 Analysis

Leamas' spy training comes to the forefront in this chapter as he maneuvers skillfully through the staged attempts of the Communist agents to contact and recruit him. His attitude toward Ashe shows both his own training and the confidence that he has in regard to his mission. In...

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