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    “Grant is a Cassius looking for a Caesar,” Magnus had said. “If he doesn’t find a back to stab soon, the Agency will give his dagger to someone else.” (A Perfect Spy, John le Carré)  

    His Caesar dead, and he himself driven nearly mad by his exile to Statistics, Grant wondered who it was he had really been trying to destroy, Magnus or himself.
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    “Perhaps it wasn’t Jim,” said Smiley after a long silence. “Perhaps it was someone else who blew the networks. Not Jim.”

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    At Freistadt, deep in the soft warm heaven of a girl whose name he had forgotten, Max had been puzzled and angry. The anger had carried him for months, but he wasn’t angry anymore, though the bewilderment lingered.

    “So what you doing here,” he said again, “Jim?”

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    After the events of TTSS, Jim pays a visit to his Operation Testify legman.

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    “There was the Brotherhood and there was this other chap. Said he was working for both of ’em. They were like two parents for him. Kept him going.” (A Perfect Spy, John le Carré)

    “What is it about your husband, do you know, that gives us such a bad, bad conscience?” (A Perfect Spy, John le Carré)

    Jack Brotherhood and Axel meet, after Pym’s death, to talk about a bad conscience and the balance of culpability, among other things.
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    ‘Fucking hell,’ spat Turner, rolling the words around in his mouth as if to get the full flavour of his own disgust. ‘You lot really are absolutely bloodless, eh? Clinging on to the dregs of British dignity, prostituting yourselves to keep the lie alive for a day longer… Leo was better than the lot of you put together.’

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    Bill is set in his ways.

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    Vuole essere così tanto come Bill Haydon che un po' inizia a imitarlo. I suoi completi grigi diventano grigio-perla e si arricchiscono con dettagli colorati (la cravatta, il fazzoletto nel taschino, le calze – tutto rigorosamente abbinato), la sua camminata si fa più sicura, il suo sorriso più affascinante (o almeno ci prova, ma ha il sospetto di sembrare solo ridicolo la maggior parte delle volte). Un giorno vede Bill arrivare con una sciarpa turchese di seta, legata come se fosse un aviatore, e quel dettaglio gli dà un look da avventuriero. Vorrebbe chiedergli di raccontargli le sue missioni dai Balcani a Madrid durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale, ma non vuole passare per uno sciocco ammiratore: se Bill lo tratta come un suo pari – si ripete – deve comportarsi come tale. E crede di trasudare già abbastanza ammirazione dal modo in cui lo ascolta, lo guarda, gli sorride. Quindi, piuttosto, durante il loro caffè, gli domanda dove ha comprato la sciarpa che indossava oggi quando è arrivato, perché gli piace molto.
    [Scritta per il prompt 3. Sciarpa di seta del Looktober 2020 di Lande di Fandom.]

    🇬🇧 I'm definitely going to translate this series into English, as soon as I'm done with it. 🇬🇧

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    Peter incontra Bill Haydon per la prima volta due settimane dopo aver preso servizio al Circus. [...] Nel frattempo [...] ha fatto in tempo a sentire parlare di lui da chiunque, ma in particolare da Connie Sachs, che appena l'ha visto mettere piede negli uffici pieni di fumo del Circus, se l'è preso subito in simpatia.
    [Scritta per il prompt 2. Cappotto del Looktober 2020 di Lande di Fandom.]

    🇬🇧 I'm definitely going to translate this series into English, as soon as I'm done with it. 🇬🇧

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    Sente una punta di gelosia, Peter, al pensiero. Pensa al caffè bruciato che bevono assieme, nell'ufficio di Bill, pensa ai consigli che il suo superiore – il suo confidente, il suo modello di vita – gli dà, pensa al suo sorriso che, per quanto caldo e accogliente, non è mai stato così pieno d'amore nei suoi confronti. Pensa anche ai "chiudi la porta" e ai baci in ascensore e alla prima volta che ha visto la casa di Bill e poi la sua camera da letto. Pensa all'imbarazzo di quando si è lasciato sfuggire davanti all'altro che "sei il mio eroe, davvero" e Bill gli ha dato un buffetto sulla guancia e gli ha detto di crescere, ché "sono tutt'altro che un eroe" e c'era una nota un po' amara nella sua voce.

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    「我們總是讀了錯誤的書,歸納錯誤的結論。詩和詩意都是不存在的。」

    「如果我們在夢中的話,又為何懼怕錯誤?」

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    Dieter Frey fantasizes in class.

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    Everyone thought that they were the hero of their own story. But the silent fact is that there is always a villain and you could be the villain of someone's story

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    After the events of The Night Manager with Angela Burr and Richard Roper, Jonathan Pine has retreated back into his former quiet life, as the night manager of The Covent Garden Hotel in London. As the lead on the West End, Kristiane is one of his more well-known guests. An unlikely friendship forms between the Broadway singer and the hotelier when a mysterious job offer lands in Kristiane’s hands. Bomb threats have also surfaced targeting theatres in New York City and London, but some of the details become a little too familiar for Jonathan to remain the hidden watcher.

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    Ненависть к себе – это ледяное пламя.
    Искупление – это акт эгоизма.

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    Before Jim went off to the mission in Czechoslovakia, he went to Bill's house to say goodbye.

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    Ann loves to hear Bill say her name.

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    Bill and Jim in 1938. They don't know everything about each other yet.

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    Bill likes it up the arse.

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    Анатомия неверности. О супружеской неверности, неверности родине и самому себе. Совершенной ради любви и любви вопреки.

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