6 edition of Secret Pilgrim (MM to TR Promotion) found in the catalog.
June 23, 1997
by Ballantine Books
Written in English
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"The Secret Pilgrim," he acknowledges, is a summation of how futile and wasteful 40 years of cold war espionage really were. In the end, it was not spies but Mr. Gorbachev and the ordinary people of Eastern Europe who laid Stalinism low. Where things go from here is no clearer to this master of the secret world than to the rest of us. The Secret Pilgrim This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
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The Secret Pilgrim was published in hardback by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK in Now, the thing to note here is a word that I haven't included in that preceding sentence, one which I invariably trot out when introducing the hardback books I blog about: "first". The reason for that being, although this edition of The Secret Pilgrim was the first British one, it wasn't the first one in the. The Secret Pilgrim Le Carre, John Publisher: Knopf, NY Date published: Format: HardcoverThis Novel Is For The 1st Editions 1st Printing Collector. Full Number Line, Spine Is Tight & Crisp. Boards Are Flat, Corners Are Square No Bumps. Pages Clear, Clean, Unmarked And Bright White. No Underlining. No Wrinkles No Creases. No Remainder.
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The Secret Pilgrim is really a book of short stories based on Ned's reminiscences of his life as a spy, while he listens to Secret Pilgrim book giving a lecture to Sa The narrator turns out to be Ned, the sympathetic, melancholy, Dutch-English head of the Russia House in the novel of the same name.4/5.
The Secret Pilgrim's last few pages drive home what will come to be a recurring theme in le Carre's shift from covert Cold War machinations to corporate/personal greed/gluttony in the world his books paint.
The author wonders if materialism will triumph over the West where Communism failed and promises no easy by: 9. The Secret Pilgrim is le Carre's 11th entry into the spy/espionage genre. It is a collection of short stories chronologically following some of the career high/low(?) points of an associate of George Smiley's, Ned, who Smiley mentored since Ned was a young, unworldly recruit/5().
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Nothing is as it was. THE SECRET PILGRIM. by John le Carré. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Chippings from a master's chisel: ten short stories and an epilogue artfully disguised as a novel of post-glasnost reminiscences of espionage, all showing le Carre at his most nervously.
The Secret Pilgrim is a series of acts of reminiscence conducted at a dinner party where Smiley is present as the guest of honour, giving the benefit of his many years of experience to the "new boys".
His invitation to the party comes from Ned, the narrator of the reminiscences and himself the product of the Smiley generation of s: More a collection of short stories than a single narrative, The Secret Pilgrim centres on Ned (no surname), who recalls a series of episodes in his intelligence career as he listens to lectures.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Secret Pilgrim The Smiley Collection by John Le Carre (english) Paperback Book at the best online. 1st edition 1st impression in fine condition. Flat signed by author to title page. All pages clean, no markings, binding firm. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, minor wearing to boards, now in removable protective sleeve.
Please see pics. Paypal accepted, any questions get in touch. The Cold War is over and Ned has been demoted to the training academy. He asks his old mentor, George Smiley, to address his passing-out class. There are no laundered reminiscences; Smiley speaks the truth - perhaps the last the students will ever hear.
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The Berlin Wall is toppled, the Iron Curtain swept aside. The Secret Pilgrim is Ned, a decent, loyal soldier of the Cold War, who has been in British Intelligence all his adult life.
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