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by | Read by Michael Jayston

Mystery & Suspense • 14 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1989

Spying, we hear from the master of the genre, is about waiting. The game plays out well when Barley, a British book publisher, finds himself embroiled in espionage in the Soviet Union. A dissident's hopes of Barley publishing his book--with embedded state secrets-- are caught amid the tangled web woven by the publisher, British intelligence, and watchful Soviet eyes. Michael Jayston must provide more than a proper British voice in his narration. With a couple of Soviets, a few Americans, and a cadre of British agents, he has multiple challenges. He meets all of them deftly, adapting well as Barley learns the spy game. Jayston's delivery enhances le Carré's suspenseful writing. M.B. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2013]



Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781611760958 $39.95 • Twelve CDs

DD ISBN 9781101575727 multiple sources


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2014

CD ISBN 978-1-4703-3369-0 $102.75 • Twelve CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4703-3370-6 $92.00

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