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The Man Who Was George Smiley Book Cover The Man Who Was George Smiley
Michael Jago
Non-Fiction
2013
308

"The first biography of the gentleman spy and writer who provided the inspiration for John le Carre's most famous character."

From Jim's post: John le Carre has gone on the record and confirmed what many have speculated for years: John Bingham, the MI5 Agent / Crime fiction writer, was the basis for the quintessential spy George Smiley. Jago takes us inside his life in this classically written biography.

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