A Delicate Truth
John le Carré
The fantastic new novel from John le Carré
In the year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and the film premiere of A Most Wanted Man, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Viking will publish John le Carré's fantastic new novel A Delicate Truth.
'He can communicate emotion, from sweating fear to despairing love, with terse and compassionate conviction' Sunday Times on The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
'When I was under house arrest I was helped by the books of John le Carré . . . they were a journey into the wider world . . . These were the journeys that made me feel that I was not really cut off from the rest of humankind' Aung San Suu Kyi
'One of those writers who will be read a century from now' Robert Harris
John le Carré was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy and Smiley's People. His recent novels include The Constant Gardener, A Most Wanted Man and Our Kind of Traitor.