1 edition of The looking-glass war found in the catalog.
|Statement||John Le Carré ; frontispiece portrait by Sheilagh Noble|
|LC Classifications||PR6062.E33 L6 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||274|
The Looking Glass Wars Alyss, born in Wonderland, is destined to be a warrior queen. After a bloody coup topples the Heart regime, Alyss is exiled to another world entirely, where she is adopted into the Liddell family, renamed Alice and befriended by Lewis Carroll/5(1). The Looking Glass War - The Looking Glass War audiobook, by John le Carré From the New York Times bestselling author of A Legacy of Spies. John le Carré’s new novel, Agent Running in the Field, is coming October "You are either good or bad, and both are dangerous." It would have been an easy job for the Circus: a can of film couriered from Helsinki to 3/5.
THE LOOKING GLASS WAR. After all this wouldn't it be awful if the book didn't stand up? No fear, it does. John Le Carre dominates the espionage form as no other writer has since Eric Ambler was at his peak. In an era of overweight, undertalented best sellers, he offers sparely written, tightly plotted novels. Kirkus Reviews Issue: June. The Looking Glass Wars is a novel by best-selling author Frank Beddor. This book takes a new look at the Lewis Carroll novel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, telling the story from the point of view of a young girl who swears that her story is true and that Carroll twisted it to his own advantage.
A Cold War thriller from the master of spy fiction, John le Carré's The Looking Glass War is a gripping novel of double-crosses, audacious bluffs and the ever-present threat of nuclear war, published in Penguin Modern Classics.. When the Department - faded since the war and busy only with bureaucratic battles - hears rumour of a missile base near the West German border, it seems like the /5(). The Looking Glass War (Book): Le Carré, John: A timely and compelling play about race, brotherhood and the weight of past mistakes. It's London is restless, gripped by spiralling unemployment and inner city riots. Ska beats dominate the airwaves and in a flat in Deptford, two mixed-race brothers are unexpectedly reunited. When Chima returns home, he finds that his sixteen-year-old.
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The Looking Glass War by John Le Carre was published after his runaway bestseller The Spy Who Came In from the Cold was first published in However, Le Carre felt that the book failed to explore the realities of spying on the ground, as he knew them, and tended to glamorize espionage/5.
Frank Beddor is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Looking Glass Wars, the young-adult novel that first introduced young readers to the true story of Alyss. He lives in Los Angeles, by: 5. The Looking Glass War: A George Smiley Novel (George Smiley Novels Book 4) - Kindle edition by le Carré, John.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Looking Glass War: A George Smiley Novel (George Smiley Novels Book 4)/5(). The Myth: Alice was an ordinary girl who stepped through the looking glass and entered a fairy-tale world invented by Lewis Carroll in his famous storybook.
The Truth: Wonderland is real. Alyss Heart is the heir to the throne, until her murderous aunt Redd steals the crown and kills /5(). Book review: “The Looking Glass War” by John le Carre Patrick T Reardon 0 Published inJohn le Carre’s spy novel The Looking Glass War arrived at and helped bring about the beginning of the end of romantic notions about our spies being better than their spies in terms of morality and righteousness.
Buy a cheap copy of The Looking Glass War book by John le Carré. You are either good or bad, and both are dangerous. It would have been an easy job for the Circus: a can of film couriered from Helsinki to London. In the past Free shipping over $/5(5). The Looking Glass Wars series is a well known fantasy novel series written by one of the noteworthy authors from The United States named Frank Beddor.
This series is inspired by the books, The looking-glass war book the Looking Glass and Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
It is comprised of a total of 4 books, which were released between the years and The Looking Glass Wars is an alternate history retelling of Lewis Carrolls Alices Adventures in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass books.
Beddor reimagines the childrens classic as non-fiction: Alyss Hart, a Wonderlander, comes to Earth in a time of crisis (her evil aunt Redd has attacked Wonderland in her quest to become the Queen of Hearts /5.
About The Looking Glass War. From the New York Times bestselling author of A Legacy of Spies. John le Carré’s new novel, Agent Running in the Field, is coming October “You are either good or bad, and both are dangerous.” It would have been an easy job for the Circus: a can of film couriered from Helsinki to London.
The Looking Glass War is a somewhat forgotten addition in the Smiley canon chiefly because it suffered from timing. After The Spy, readers wanted more of the same old cloak and dagger, not mockery. And since it wasn’t outright absurdist comedy (after all, this was the age of In Like Flint and the Matt Helm films) it was unceremoniously filed.
A sea-change is happening in children's book publishing, taking nearly a decade to come to its logical culmination in this book.
Written by a movie producer, plotted and paced like a movie, and promoted like one too, THE LOOKING GLASS WARS is a book designed for one thing -- to grab kids by the seat of the pants and keep them excitedly turning the pages.5/5.
The Looking Glass War by John le Carré; 36 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Intelligence service, Fiction, Spies; Places: Great Britain.
The Looking Glass War Book Summary and Study Guide. John Le Carre Booklist John Le Carre Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Looking Glass War; It is the early s. British military intelligence sent Taylor over to Finland to pick up a roll of film that was shot over a suspicious area of East Germany, but he is hit by a car.
THE LOOKING GLASS WAR By JOHN LE CARRE First Edition by Le Carre, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Looking Glass War is a superb spy novel in its own right, and it deserves five stars. Additionally, like The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Looking Glass War has what I refer to as The Grapes of Wrath ending – a haunting and memorable end to a superb novel.
The Looking Glass Wars unabashedly challenges our Wonderland assumptions of mad tea parties, sleepy dormice, and a curious little blonde girl to reveal an epic battle in the endless war for Imagination. You know the myth A little girl named Alice tumbled down a rabbit hole and proceeded to have a charming adventure in the delightful, made-up world of Wonderland.
Directed by Frank Pierson. With Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark, Ralph Richardson, Paul Rogers. From the John le Carré novel about a British spy, who sends a Polish defector to East Germany, to verify missile sites/10().
The Looking Glass War This is another brilliant novel by le Carre. It is beautifully written and narrated, to the extent that you almost feel that you are there. I really enjoy the sense of history, little comments like working out the conversion from yards to meters, that really draws you into the book.
Charged with handling Fred Leiser, a German-speaking Pole left over from the War, Avery must infiltrate the East and restore his masters' former glory. Darkly compelling and brutally Machiavellian, The Looking Glass War is a stunning accomplishment by one of today's most remarkable and enduring literary writers.
The "true story" behind Alice in Wonderland. Princess Alyss Heart is brutally cast out of Wonderland by her vicious Aunt Redd, who beheads Alyss' mother (Off with her head, she cries!) and begins to rule over Wonderland with an iron fist.
Alyss escapes from Wonderland and is exiled to another world entirely Victorian London where she is adopted into a new family, renamed Alice, and befriended. The first public reference to a “Project Looking Glass” came from the legendary UFO whistleblower Bob Lazar back when he first emerged into the public realm in when he identified it as one of the classified projects run out of the S-4 facility at Area In an interview Lazar (L) replied to a question about the project as follows.The Looking Glass War by Carr, John le Book The Fast Free Shipping.
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