The Spy who Came in From the Cold

by John le carre signed rare


The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John le Carré. This is number 119 from an edition of 150 copies of this beautiful slipcased edition published by Oak Tree press. Please note the book only features the first three chapters of Le Carre's classic novel. The book is in as new condition. Flat signed by John le Carré to title page. There is also a signed portrait of le Carré by Artist Stephen Alcorn tipped in. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

This book is a 1963 Cold War spy novel by the British author John Le Carré. So, it depicts Alec Leamas, a British agent, being sent to East Germany. As a faux defector to then sow disinformation about a powerful East German intelligence officer.

Artist Bio

John le Carré is a British author, born in 1931. Although, his real name is David John Moore Cornwell, John le Carré was his author pseudonym. He attended the universities of Bern and Oxford, and also taught at Eton. Also, during the 1950s and 60s, he worked in British Intelligence (MI5 and MI6), which then inspired him to write espionage novels. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold became an international best-seller. He then left MI6 to become a full-time novelist. Le Carré is now recognised world-wide and is incredibly well-established in his field. Some of his most famous works include Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1974), The Night Manager (1993), The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1963), as well as A Perfect Spy (1986).

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