The Spy Who Came in from the Cold - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

Leamas talks about his time in London, and includes the names he remembers from his time in the Banking section of British intelligence. He describes the secret operation called Rolling Stone. In Rolling Stone, Leamas takes huge cash payments to Scandinavian countries in order to pass them on to a secret agent. The plot involves a lot of formal deception, including fake passports and signatures.

Peters suggests that the mystery agent that the money went to was Karl Riemeck's collaborator in East Germany. Leamas argues that the secret agent could not possibly be German because he, as head of British intelligence in Germany, would have met him during his long mission in Germany.

Chapter 9 Analysis

In this chapter, Leamas continues developing his own role in the secret plot. As he provides the details that he believes to be created and planted to frame...

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