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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Michael Jayston

Mystery & Suspense • 21 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1986

Top British intelligence officer Magnus Pym has gone missing. THE PERFECT SPY is two intertwined stories: the race of Pym’s handlers to track him down and Pym’s chronicled life since childhood, which he is writing while secretly holed up. Michael Jayston’s powerful enthusiasm surges throughout as he dramatically portrays the tense, frantic, backtracking spy craft to discover Pym’s whereabouts. His narration is also passionate in depicting the emotive forces behind Pym’s account of how he became the spy that he is. Jayston masterfully captures the layers of psychological motivations that are le Carré’s stock-in-trade. Jayston has performed many of le Carré’s novels, and in A PERFECT SPY both author and narrator are in top form. F.T. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2012]



Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781611760903 $49.95 • Eighteen CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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