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Perfect Spy

The Incredible Double Life of Pham Xuan An Time Magazine Reporter and Vietnamese Communist Agent

by Larry Berman

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Published by Collins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7283607M
ISBN 100060888385
ISBN 109780060888381

  A Perfect Spy This is the story of Magnus Pym, from his childhood to the end of his career in middle age. As a young man, there is little doubt that his father Rick was the most influential character in See full summary»/10(13).   In Perfect Spy, Larry Berman, who An considered his official American biographer, chronicles the extraordinary life of one of the twentieth century's most fascinating spies. In doing so, he offers a new perspective on a war that continues to haunt us.

Analysis and discussion of characters in John le Carre's A Perfect Spy. eNotes A Perfect Spy Characters by John le Carre. She is a trained agent but only plays the role of a wife in the book. A Perfect Spy This ebook list for those who looking for to read A Perfect Spy, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

  By the way, this is a novel about a spy — Rick’s son Magnus, the “perfect spy” of the title — but it’s not a spy novel. Le Carre, who has always written of espionage with high literary skill, essentially leaves the reservation with this book. The Vietnamese version of the revised book titled “Perfect spy X6 – the incredible double life of Pham Xuan An, Reuters, Time, New York Herald Tribune reporter & Vietnamese strategic intelligence general” [ ] Updated edition of Perfect Spy Pham Xuan An released.


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From the New York Times bestselling author of A Legacy of Spies. John le Carré’s new novel, Agent Running in the Field, is coming October Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy/5(18).

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Seemingly better adjusted than le Carré’s most famous spy, George Smiley, Pym upends his wife and the entire British Secret Service by suddenly walking away. His father dies just before the novel begins, and after the funeral Pym simply disappears.

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