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John le Carré

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Le Carré, John, 1931- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Le Carré, John, 1931- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Spy stories, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Smiley, George (Fictitious character),
  • Espionage in literature.,
  • Spies in literature.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.

  • About the Edition

    A selection of criticism-arranged in chronological order of publication, devoted to the fiction of John le Carré.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesModern critical views
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6062.E33 Z73 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2736573M
    ISBN 100877547033
    LC Control Number86031026


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