Oldman: They are sort of polar opposites, haydon and Smiley.
In a later scene when Smiley interrogates haydon, they never break through the barrier of politeness.
Moral equivalence and malaise, rather than red-hot ideology, motivates haydon.
haydon is doing much the same thing but in a more extrovert way.
Half a dozen Kachins began to yell together, and Mr. haydon listened intently.
I will gladly make the exchange, or go for Mr. Lyster or Mr. haydon, if you desire it.
“Some miner rushing down to see the train go by,” remarked Mr. haydon; but the girl did not answer.
But Mr. haydon did not appear to appreciate the scene with the same degree of fervor.
So now, perhaps, you will understand why I take such an interest in her—why Mr. haydon takes an interest in her.
“And by that time I will be back here,” said haydon, addressing Lyster.