Book #15701

The Russia House - 1st Canadian Edition/1st Printing

John Le Carré, David John Moore Cornwell

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st Canadian Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Markham, ON, Canada: Viking, 1989.
ISBN: 067082870X

Price: $29.00

A handsome first Canadian edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket, both showing only minor shelfwear. A nice copy.

The Russia House, nickname of the British Secret Intelligence Service devoted to spying on the Soviet Union, is Le Carré's story of Bartholomew "Barley" Scott Blair, protagonist, head of a modest, family owned British publishing company, and his interactions with the KGB.

Basis for the major motion picture starring Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Author Bio

John Le Carré

John le Carré is the pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell (born October 19, 1931), an English writer of espionage novels with a particular emphasis on the Cold War. A notable exception is The Naïve and Sentimental Lover (1971).