‘Smiley’s People’ is the final book of John le Carre’s ‘Karla Trilogy’, preceded by the popular bestsellers ‘Tinker, Sailor, Soldier, Spy’ and ‘The Honourable Schoolboy’. Featuring one of Britain’s favourite crime-solving oddities - George Smiley - the story begins when the exceptional case officer is called out of retirement to investigate the death of one of his old agents. In turn, he awakens a number of buried secrets from his past.
In this gripping finale to the trilogy, Smiley trawls his way through the ghosts of the Circus’ enigmatic past, steadily building towards an explosive conclusion to a long and tumultuous battle with the villainous Russian spymaster, Karla.
This BBC Drama adaptation of one of John le Carre’s most consistently intense spy novels is vividly brought to life by the acting talents of an eminent cast, including Anna Chancellor, Lindsay Duncan, Maggie Stead, Alex Jennings, Kenneth Cranham and, last but not least, the award-winning Simon Russell Beale as George Smiley.
This audiobook production has been described as ‘pitch perfect’ and indulges listeners with the exceptional quality of sound one would expect from the BBC. Available as a CD audiobook or to download in MP3 format, ‘Smiley’s People’ demonstrates audio entertainment at its very best.