The Honourable Schoolboy

The Honourable Schoolboy

Audiobook CD - 2010
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In the wake of a demoralizing infiltration by a Soviet double agent, George Smiley has been made ringmaster of the Circus, aka the British Secret Service. Determined to restore his organization's health and reputation and bent on revenge, Smiley goes on the offensive. Salvaging what he can of the Service's ravaged network of spies and summoning back a few trustworthy old colleagues, he works them and himself around the clock, searching for a whisper of a clue that will lead him back to his opposite number: Karla, the Soviet officer who masterminded the infamous treachery. Smiley thrusts his own handpicked operative into action: Jerry Westerby, the "Honourable Schoolboy," is dispatched to the Far East. A burial ground of British, French, and American colonial cultures, the region is a fabled testing ground of patriotic allegiances. A new showdown is about to begin.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2010
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780786190041
Branch Call Number: CDBK FIC LeCa MP3
Characteristics: 2 MP3-CDs (23 hr.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Case, David
Blackstone Audio, Inc

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benzmum
Dec 19, 2011

Can someone PLEASE indicate up-front that this is an audiobook - I had to dig into the details to find this out and it shouldn't be that easy to order the wrong format!

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userok
Nov 03, 2011

The recording is awful. It is recorded too "hot"; it distorts and it appears to be recorded on an old portable cassette player. It requires a great deal of fiddling with the equalizer in iTunes. I am mostly blind, so all this fussing is very tedious. I stopped listening to it after the second disc.

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