Bookreport on The Spy who came in from the cold

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This story, set during the cold war, is about a British spy, Leamas, who is controlling the spy actions against the east block (or “zone”) from West-Berlin. After he lost one agent after the other to his opponent Mundt of the counter-espionage of the “party”, he returns back to London where he and Control (a man of high rank in the British espionage network) come up with a plot against Mundt. Their Plan was to …

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…he is in action he will probably make mistakes due to this weakness. It also explains how the “big” people used other people for their own purposes and didn’t care about them but only about themselves and their own interests. Altogether I believe it is a very good book, at the beginning a little confusing but explanatory in the end (I thought), and it is a “must-read” for anyone who enjoys reading spy stories.