Featuring George Smiley, thisÂ New York TimesÂ bestseller is the first installment in John le CarrĂ©â€™s acclaimed Karla Trilogy. From the author ofÂ A Delicate TruthÂ andÂ The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. The man he knew as "Control" is dead, and the young Turks who forced him out now run the Circus. But George Smiley isn't quite ready for retirementÂ—especially when a pretty, would-be defector surfaces with a shocking accusation: a Soviet mole has penetrated the highest level of British Intelligence. Relying only on his wits and a small, loyal cadre, Smiley recognizes the hand of KarlaÂ—his Moscow Centre nemesisÂ—and sets a trap to catch the traitor. Â The Oscar-nominated feature film adaptation ofÂ Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyÂ is directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In) and features Gary Oldman as Smiley, Academy Award winner Colin Firth (The King's Speech), and Tom Hardy (Inception). Â With an introduction by the author.