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The spy who came in from the cold Call for the dead ; A murder of quality ; The looking-glass war ; A small town in Germany by John le CarrГ©

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Published by Heinemann/Octopus in New York .
Written in English


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Other titlesCall for the dead., A murder of quality., The looking-glass war., A small town in Germany.
StatementJohn le Carré [i.e. D.J.M. Cornwell]
The Physical Object
Pagination816 p. ;
Number of Pages816
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18434295M
ISBN 100905712315

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