Silverview

 16.95

by John LeCarré

‘The finest, wisest storyteller’ Richard Osman

‘A towering writer’ Margaret Atwood

‘A literary giant’ Stephen King

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Silverview

Julian Lawndsley has renounced his high-flying job in the City for a simpler life running a bookshop in a small English seaside town. But only a couple of months into his new career, Julian’s evening is disrupted by a visitor. Edward, a Polish émigré living in Silverview, the big house on the edge of town, seems to know a lot about Julian’s family and is rather too interested in the inner workings of his modest new enterprise.

When a letter turns up at the door of a spy chief in London warning him of a dangerous leak, the investigations lead him to this quiet town by the sea . . .

Silverview is the mesmerising story of an encounter between innocence and experience and between public duty and private morals. In this last complete masterwork from the greatest chronicler of our age, John le Carré asks what you owe to your country when you no longer recognise it.

About the Author

John le Carré was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, secured him a wide reputation which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy and Smiley’s People. His other novels include The Constant Gardener, A Most Wanted Man and Our Kind of Traitor.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 2.5 × 19.7 cm

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