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.
haydon, the painter, dated his decline from the day on which he first borrowed money.
“Some miner rushing down to see the train go by,” remarked Mr. haydon; but the girl did not answer.
I will gladly make the exchange, or go for Mr. Lyster or Mr. haydon, if you desire it.
So now, perhaps, you will understand why I take such an interest in her—why Mr. haydon takes an interest in her.
But Mr. haydon did not appear to appreciate the scene with the same degree of fervor.