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A Call for the Dead

(1961)
(The first book in the Smiley series)
A novel by

 
 


John le Carré classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him -- and his hero, British Secret Service Agent George Smiley, who is introduced in this, his first novel -- unprecedented worldwide acclaim.

George smiley had liked Samuel Fennan, and now Fennan was dead from an apparent suicide. But why? Fennan, a Foreign Office man, had been under investigation for alleged Communist Party activities, but Smiley had made it clear that the investigation -- little more than a routine security check -- was over and that the file on Fennan could be closed. The very next day, Fennan was found dead with a note by his body saying his career was finished and he couldn't go on. Smiley was puzzled...

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

May 2021 : UK Hardback

Title: Call for the Dead: Anniversary edition
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-241-52180-7 / 978-0-241-52180-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 2021 : UK Hardback

Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-241-51751-6 / 978-0-241-51751-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead (The Penguin John le Carre Hardback Collection)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-241-33708-9 / 978-0-241-33708-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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September 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-8027-1443-9 / 978-0-8027-1443-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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June 2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-73364-0 / 978-0-340-73364-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


February 1998 : UK Hardback

Title: Call for the Dead [Large Print]
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-7540-3145-4 / 978-0-7540-3145-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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1970 : UK Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead Ssa
Author(s): Le Carre John
ISBN: 1-4447-0567-9 / 978-1-4447-0567-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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February 1992 : UK Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead (Lamplighter S.)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-56824-0 / 978-0-340-56824-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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January 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-517-68434-9 / 978-0-517-68434-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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November 1988 : USA Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-89621-193-2 / 978-0-89621-193-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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May 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead (Rediscovery Series)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-940595-03-6 / 978-0-940595-03-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hill & Co Pub
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September 1983 : UK Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-575-03369-X / 978-0-575-03369-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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July 1982 : UK Hardback

Title: Call for the Dead (A New Portway large print book)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-85119-175-4 / 978-0-85119-175-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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June 1962 : USA Hardback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-15-176843-9 / 978-0-15-176843-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker & Co
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Paperback Editions

February 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead: The Smiley Collection
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-241-33087-4 / 978-0-241-33087-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-14-318988-3 / 978-0-14-318988-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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May 2013 : UK Paperback

Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-14-139277-0 / 978-0-14-139277-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead: A George Smiley Novel
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-14-312257-6 / 978-0-14-312257-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Group
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November 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-14-119828-1 / 978-0-14-119828-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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November 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-241-96221-8 / 978-0-241-96221-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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July 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-14-317139-9 / 978-0-14-317139-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-99372-3 / 978-0-340-99372-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-99433-9 / 978-0-340-99433-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-93755-6 / 978-0-340-93755-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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September 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-92422-5 / 978-0-340-92422-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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January 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-7434-3167-7 / 978-0-7434-3167-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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July 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-76646-8 / 978-0-340-76646-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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February 1998 : Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead. (Lernmaterialien)
Author(s): John LeCarre, John le Carre
ISBN: 3150090482 / 978-3150090480
Publisher: Reclam, Ditzingen
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August 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-340-55969-1 / 978-0-340-55969-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet
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November 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call For the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-14-015215-6 / 978-0-14-015215-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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December 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-553-26623-3 / 978-0-553-26623-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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January 1989 : Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead. (Lernmaterialien)
Author(s): John LeCarre, John le Carre
ISBN: 3125363209 / 978-3125363205
Publisher: Klett
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December 1979 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead (Simple English S.)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-582-53546-8 / 978-0-582-53546-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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September 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-553-23172-3 / 978-0-553-23172-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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1964 : UK Paperback
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Title: Call For the Dead (Penguin crime fiction)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-14-002066-7 / 978-0-14-002066-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


1979 : USA Paperback
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Title: CALL FOR THE DEAD
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-553-13221-0 / 978-0-553-13221-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


1970 : USA Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-553-20709-1 / 978-0-553-20709-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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1964 : USA Paperback
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Title: Call for the Dead.
Author(s): Le Carre John
ISBN: 0-451-02495-8 / 978-0-451-02495-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

October 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead (Abridged)
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


October 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead (Abridged)
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2014 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Call for the Dead: 1 (George Smiley)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-4862-2565-9 / 978-1-4862-2565-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2014 : USA Audio CD

Title: Call for the Dead (George Smiley)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-4815-0050-3 / 978-1-4815-0050-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2014 : USA Audio CD

Title: Call for the Dead (George Smiley)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-4830-3510-7 / 978-1-4830-3510-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Call for the Dead: A George Smiley Novel (Penguin Audio Classics)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-61176-097-6 / 978-1-61176-097-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


September 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead: A George Smiley Novel
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   


May 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-66462-040-0 / 978-1-66462-040-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. and Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon AU   


October 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.
Availability: Amazon   


October 2010 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2010 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Call for the Dead (Library Edition)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 1-4417-4242-5 / 978-1-4417-4242-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Call for the Dead (Library Edition)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 1-4417-3559-3 / 978-1-4417-3559-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-4417-3561-5 / 978-1-4417-3561-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-4417-3562-3 / 978-1-4417-3562-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


November 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Call for the Dead (BBC Dramatization)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 1-60283-637-X / 978-1-60283-637-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
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July 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead (Dramatised)
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
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July 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead (Dramatised)
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Call for the Dead (Dramatised)
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Call For The Dead (BBC Audio)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 1-4084-0083-9 / 978-1-4084-0083-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Physical Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2006 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 1-84456-114-3 / 978-1-84456-114-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 1999 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Call for the Dead: HH113X
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 1-84032-113-X / 978-1-84032-113-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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January 1999 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 1-84032-141-5 / 978-1-84032-141-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 1996 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Call for the Dead (Audiobook)
Author(s): John le Carre
ISBN: 0-7529-0398-5 / 978-0-7529-0398-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Leopard Books
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December 1991 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Call for the Dead: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-7451-6851-5 / 978-0-7451-6851-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 1991 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Call for the Dead (Library Edition)
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-7861-0235-7 / 978-0-7861-0235-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, In.
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December 1986 : Canada Audio Cassette
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John Le Carre
ISBN: 0-88646-195-2 / 978-0-88646-195-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Dh Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Call for the Dead
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2012 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Call for the Dead: A George Smiley Novel (George Smiley Novels Book 1)
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon   


November 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Call for the Dead (George Smiley Series Book 1)
Author(s): John le Carre
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU