The Looking Glass War Author:John Le Carre From the front cover: — "Snow covered the airfield. — It had come from the north, driven by the night wind, smelling of the sea. There it would stay all winter, threadbare on the gray earth, an icy, sharp dust; not thawing and freezing, but static like a year without seasons. The changing mist, like the smoke of war, would hang over it, swallowing... more » up now a hangar, now the radar hut, now the machines; release them piece by piece, drained of color, black carrion on a white desert...."
So begins the brilliant new novel by John le Carre, the author of 'The Spy Who Came in From the Cold', which was hailed by the critics and dominated the best-seller lists of the United States for an entire year.« less