The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré

Posted by BBCAA on Sep. 03, 2009

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In this brilliant BBC Radio full-cast dramatization of le Carré’s breakthrough 1963 novel , an agent, desperate to end his career as a spy during the Cold War, is caught up in a breathlessly perilous assignment to come in from the cold and re-enter the West. The book has been named the greatest spy novel of all time (Publishers Weekly); has been given the one-time award of Dagger of Daggers from the British Crime Writers Association, as the stand-out novel of the past 50 years; Time named it one of the 100 All-Time Best Novels; and on its initial publication it won both the Gold Dagger (UK) and Edgar Award (US) for best crime novel.

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