Featuring George Smiley, thisNew York Timesbestseller is the first installment in John le Carrs acclaimed Karla Trilogy. From the author ofA Delicate TruthandThe Spy Who Came in from the Cold.John le Carrs new novel, A Legacy of Spies,will be available from Viking in Fall 2017.
The man he knew as Control is dead, and the young Turks who forced him out now run the Circus. But George Smiley isn't quite ready for retirementespecially when a pretty, would-be defector surfaces with a shocking accusation: a Soviet mole has penetrated the highest level of British Intelligence. Relying only on his wits and a small, loyal cadre, Smiley recognizes the hand of Karlahis Moscow Centre nemesisand sets a trap to catch the traitor.
The Oscar-nominated feature film adaptation ofTinker Tailor Soldier Spyis directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In) and features Gary Oldman as Smiley, Academy Award winner Colin Firth (The King's Speech), and Tom Hardy (Inception).