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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold. by  John. Le Carre

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold.

by John. Le Carre

First edition. Edgar Award Winner for Best Mystery novel of 1964. Fine, bright, clean copy in dust jacket with light wear to spine ends and corners. The dust jacket is bright and clean with the red on the front cover and spine not faded in the least. The author's break-through novel and the basis for the 1966 Paramount movie of the same name. British agent Alec Leamas is responsible for keeping the double agents under his care undercover and alive. One by one, Leamus has lost his German double agents to East German Abteilung assassins. Leamus is called back to London, but instead of being eased out of operations, he is asked to accept one last, dangerous assignment ... take out Hans Dieter Mundt, a top East German operations agent and the man responsible for the deaths of Leamus' agents.

Inventory Number: 43540