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    "Fiedler didn't seem the type of man who would condescend to the level of actually being physically attracted to anyone, but Leamas wondered if the look in his eye during Leamas’ questioning could be purely Fiedler’s thirst for knowledge. No. It had to be sexual desire. In Leamas’ experience it was always the sex."

    Alec Leamas has noticed something.

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    When Magnus Pym escaped to Czechoslovakia only days before Jack Brotherhood caught up with him, he thought he would never see the man again. Unfortunately for Jack life has other plans, and he can't blame anybody but himself.

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    When transcribing the tapes after the biggest operation of his life, Smiley finds himself stumbling across a memory that he can only now truly understand the significance of. Not for the first time, Guillam is there to hear him out.

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    As the night manager of a luxury hotel, Jonathan Pine leads a dull and disciplined existence in the Swiss Alps as a refuge from the violence he has witnessed in recent years. He begins to have friendly encounters with a beautiful woman who often spends nights alone in the hotel and they strike up conversations concerning their unusual professions. Their incidental relationship may be of more consequence than the two realize.

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    Two years after the events of the Roper espionage, Jonathan Pine had enough of trying to return to civilian life. A new threat has captured the attention of not just Riverhouse, but the CIA and he is willing to serve once again. This time, however, with another beside him.

    This story is in conjunction with the Hob Nobs and Tea Facebook page.

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    It’s no surprise when down the street she sees Bee Lederer stepping out of a bakery, her own bodyguard walking next to her.

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    George Smiley is transgender. He doesn’t have a problem with it, but it would be nice if the rest of 20th Century Britain thought the same thing.

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    It was late, with not many of the few who remained left to catch a glimpse of Fawn as he alternatively paced through the hallways and along the far side of the room, and occasionally perched near the door to Smiley’s office.

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    У Гиллема и Тарра задание в Индонезии

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    This isn't the first time that Pym has put his destiny in Axel's hands, but it will be the last.

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    If anything in Grant's life was ever straightforward, it only looked that way on the surface.

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    In the chaos following Bill Haydon's exposure, the Circus has never known such uncertainty. For Peter, trying desperately to pretend that he's come to terms with the betrayal, the stillness and the silence doesn't make for good company. Thankfully, George Smiley does.

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    Falling against Magnus came naturally, just as he supposed it felt natural for Magnus to wrap an arm around Axel’s waist and to press their bodies against each other, front-to-front. Again their eyes met. Magnus’ looked between Axel’s eyes and his lips. I could say anything, and Magnus would not be pulled from this moment. I could say something and make him smile, but he could not look at me like this if he were.

    [section 3 of Skin Catalogue: Extended Edition]

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    Grant can never stop thinking about what could have been, even when he should be counting his blessings. There's probably a saying for that.

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    The problem with knowing your type means they know you, too.

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    What's in a name, anyway?

    (Or: it is very easy to be jealous of Magnus Pym.)

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    The scars that covered Axel's sides didn’t make his skin feel any stronger, although Pym felt they should. Scars were meant to be rough, like leather. Axel’s only felt fragile, like folded paper.

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    "Tell me, did Jim come to see you before he left on that Testify mission?"

    "Yes, he did, as a matter of fact."

    "To say what?"

    For a long, long while Haydon hesitated, then did not answer. But the answer was written there all the same, in the sudden emptying of his eyes, in the shadow of guilt that crossed his thin face. He came to warn you, Smiley thought; because he loved you. To warn you; just as he came to tell me that Control was mad, but couldn't find me because I was in Berlin. Jim was watching your back for you right till the end.

    What did Jim and Bill say that night? And, perhaps more importantly, what did they not say?

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    Pym leaves Bern, and Axel, and waits for Axel to leave him.

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    The problem with a graveside is that anybody can show up.

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