A Perfect Spy by John le Carré

A Perfect Spy

John le Carré

fiction mystery thriller mysterious slow-paced

608 pages | first published 1986

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From the New York Times bestselling author of A Legacy of Spies. John le Carr 's new novel, Agent Running in the Field, is coming October 2019. Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a ...
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Summary of 313 reviews

Moods

mysterious 53%
challenging 40%
reflective 40%
adventurous 33%
dark 26%
tense 26%
sad 20%
emotional 13%

Pace

slow 81%
medium 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.81

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