In le Carr's breakthrough 1963 spy thriller, an agent, desperate to end his career as a spy during the Cold War, is caught up in a perilous assignment to come in from the Cold and reenter the West.
“The best spy story I have ever read.”—Graham Greene
“First-rate and tremendously exciting.”—Daphne du Maurier
“Le Carré is one of the best novelists—of any kind—we have.”—Vanity Fair
“Written…with a pitiless, elegant clarity. The Spy who Came in from the Cold is a first-rate thriller and more.”—Time