The Honourable Schoolboy - John le Carré

The Honourable Schoolboy

By John le Carré

  • Release Date: 2011-06-07
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
From 247 Ratings


From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, SpyOur Kind of Traitor; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. 

As the fall of Saigon looms, master spy George Smiley must outmaneuver his Soviet counterpart on a battlefield that neither can afford to lose.
The mole has been eliminated, but the damage wrought has brought the British Secret Service to its knees. Given the charge of the gravely compromised Circus, George Smiley embarks on a campaign to uncover what Moscow Centre most wants to hide. When the trail goes cold at a Hong Kong gold seam, Smiley dispatches Gerald Westerby to shake the money tree. A part-time operative with cover as a philandering journalist, Westerby insinuates himself into a war-torn world where allegiances—and lives—are bought and sold.

Brilliantly plotted and morally complex, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second installment of John le Carré's renowned Karla triology and a riveting portrayal of postcolonial espionage.
With an introduction by the author.


  • Simultaneously lean and rich; a novel to rival Graham Greene's best

    By WaveSkiBoy
    LeCarre and Smiley - together one becomes noble and the other real. The former achieves nobility by fostering the reality for his greatest creation. Te novelist tightly plotter, never simple - or condescending - and the reward for the reader is adult writing and great story telling.
  • Missing pages

    By Coffloff
    Don't download this book there are missing pages. Just spent $10 and half the book isn't available. THANKS ITUNES!!!!!!
  • Ok...

    By Yungturk39
    Why are there so many more Spanish translations of Le Carre's novels available for sale than there are copies of the English originals? I'd buy more, but my Spanish isn't very good... That's messed up.