Le Carre, John -- A Small Town in Germany [Book]
London: Heinemann, 1968. First Edition. 306 pp. Hardcover: NEAR FINE. Dust Wrapper: FINE. Book is square, binding tight and absent of any marks or inscriptions. There is some toning to paste-downs and flyleaves. The bright wrapper is price-clipped. A Small Town in Germany is set in Bonn, West Germany, where le Carré had worked in the Foreign Service. A minor bureaucrat in the British Embassy has disappeared, along with several confidential files. The story takes place in an environment of international espionage, student riots and rising neo-Fascism.