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"A Perfect Spy" by British author John le Carré is a novel about the mental and moral dissolution of a high level secret agent.
- also known as Un Pur Espion
- language: English Language
- author: John le Carré
- genres: Spy fiction, Fiction
- subjects: Espionage, England, Double agent, Czechoslovakia
- copyright: 1986
- released in (30 years ago)
- award: - Martin Beck Award, received by John le Carré
A Perfect Spy is a BBC serial adaptation of John le Carré's spy novel A Perfect Spy. It follows the career of the British MI6 spy Magnus Pym from his early days as a schoolboy to his eventual disappearance as a suspected agent of the Czech secret service.
- begun on and completed on (28 years ago)
- 7 episodes of 60 minutes each
- country: United Kingdom
- regular cast: Peter Egan
- genre: Espionage
- British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series nomination for Peter Smith & Colin Rogers
- British Academy Television Award for Best Actor nomination for Ray McAnally
- British Academy Television Award for Best Original Television Music nomination for Michael Storey
- British Academy Television Craft Award for Film Sound nomination for Malcolm Webberley, Tony Quinn, Graham Lawrence, John W. Hyde, Ken Hains
- British Academy Television Craft Award for Film Cameraman nomination for Elmer Cossey
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Encyclopedia of Television (2014)
by Horace Newcomb
This eventually led to a minirevival in spy programs in the mid-1980s that included serious, gritty series such as The Equalizer and adaptations of best- selling spy novels, including Le Carre's A Perfect Spy, Len Deighton's Game Set Match, ...
by David Scott Kastan
A Perfect Spy (1986) The Russia House (1989) The Secret Pilgrim ...
Dictionary of Quotations (1998)
by Connie Robertson
A Perfect Spy Love is whatever you can still betray .
by Nigel West
A Perfect Spy. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1986. Fleming, Ian. Casino Royale. London: Signet, 1953. Grant, Joan [Joan Wheatley].
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