visión de conjunto:Críticas Not since The Spy Who Came in From The Cold has le Carré exercised his gift as a storyteller so powerfully and to such thrilling effect (John Banville Guardian)Gripping fast-paced . . . A splendid novel (Andrew Marr Sunday Times)A brilliant novel of deception love and trust to join his supreme espionage canon (Simon Sebag Montefiore Evening Standard Books of the Year)Perhaps the most significant novelist of the second half of the 20th century in Britain. He will have charted our decline and recorded the nature of our bureaucracies like no one else has. He's in the first rank (Ian McEwan)This novel offers more than one pleasure. It is not merely good in itself - vintage John le Carré. It gives the reader at long last pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that have been missing for 54 years.... A Legacy of Spies does something remarkable. Le Carré takes a le Carré classic and thickens it into something different from what it was....Like wine le Carré's writing has got richer with age...Don't wait for the paperback (The Times)le Carré's masterful new novel (Jonathan Freedland The Guardian)The English canon has rarely seen an acclaimed novelist and popular entertainer sustain such a hot streak in old age....A Legacy of Spies achieves many things. Outstandingly it is a defiant assertion of creative vigour...Cornwell is signing off with a poignant and brilliant au revoir to le Carré his alter ego a writer who is with the immortals (The Observer)A Legacy of Spies deploys a complex and ingeniously layered structure to make the past alive in the present once more ... le Carré has not lost his touch (Evening Standard)His writing is as crisp as ever ... another tale of intrigue which will slip effortlessly into its place in the Smiley canon (Daily Express)A tense intricately plotted espionage thriller . . . sheer genius from le Carré (Saga Magazine) Reseña del editor Chosen as a Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement the Evening Standard the Daily Telegraph the Guardian The Times'A brilliant novel of deception love and trust to join his supreme cannon' Evening Standard'Vintage le Carré. Immensely clever breathtaking. Really not since The Spy Who Came in from the Cold has le Carré exercised his gift as a storyteller so powerfully and to such thrilling effect' John Banville GuardianPeter Guillam former disciple of George Smiley in the British Secret Service has long retired to Brittany when a letter arrives summoning him to London. The reason? Cold War ghosts have come back to haunt him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of the Service are to be dissected by a generation with no memory of the Berlin Wall. Somebody must pay for innocent blood spilt in the name of the greater good . . .'Utterly engrossing and perfectly pitched. There is only one le Carré. Eloquent subtle sublimely paced' Daily Mail'Splendid fast-paced riveting' Andrew Marr Sunday Times'Remarkable. Vintage John le Carré. It gives the reader at long last pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that have been missing for 54 years. Like wine le Carré's writing has got richer with age. Don't wait for the paperback' The Times'Perhaps the most significant novelist of the second half of the 20th century in Britain. He's in the first rank' Ian McEwan'One of those writers who will be read a century from now' Robert Harris Contraportada Peter Guillam staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service otherwise known as the Circus has retired to his family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London are to be scrutinised by a generation with no memory of the Cold War. Somebody must be made to pay for innocent blood once spilt in the name of the greater good. Biografía del autor John le Carré was born in 1931 and attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. He taught at Eton and served briefly in British Intelligence during the Cold War. For more than fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall.