John le Carré’s Famed Spy George Smiley Returns to Books After 25 Years

John le Carré’s Famed Spy George Smiley Returns to Books After 25 Years

  The actual Cold War may be long dead, but acclaimed spy writer John Le Carré continues to keep the conflict alive in his fiction. After 25 years, George Smiley, le Carré’s famous taciturn British spy, will once again appear in print in le Carré’s upcoming 24th novel A Legacy of Spies.   Image courtesy of Penguin Random House   Smiley, a prominent player in well-known le Carré works like Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, will somehow figure in to this tale set to the backdrop of both the Cold War and a contemporary London …