A Perfect Spy by John le Carré

This espionage novel follows the life of Magnus Pym, a high-ranking British intelligence officer who disappears after attending his father's funeral, causing a massive manhunt. As the intelligence service scrambles to find him, the narrative dives into Pym's past, revealing his complex relationship with his conman father and his recruitment into the world of espionage. The story is a complex exploration of betrayal, identity, and the blurry line between loyalty and deception.

The 1319th greatest book of all time


Published
1986
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-700
Words
128,000
Original Language
English

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