John le Carré: The author's official website

The Little Drummer Girl

In this enthralling and thought-provoking novel of Middle Eastern intrigue, Charlie, a brilliant and beautiful young actress, is lured into ‘the theatre of the real’ by an Israeli intelligence officer. Forced to play her ultimate role, she is plunged into a deceptive and delicate trap set to ensnare an elusive Palestinian terrorist….

“An exciting story, excitingly told”
The Observer

“A few years ago le Carré said he had not written the book he would want to be buried with. Perhaps he has done so now.”
The Sunday Times

“In my view, this book is at least as good as his best”
The Spectator

The Little Drummer Girl