le Carre

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English writer of novels of espionage (born in 1931)

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Le Carre seems as central today to the overlapping worlds of politics and literature as he did five decades ago.
As Peter reviews the material, le Carre recreates the times and travails of the period, as we relive through the actions of the characters conditions in East Berlin and the spy craft during the Cold War.
Interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own story, John le Carre has given us yet another novel of superb and enduring quality in vintage style.
Le Carre has written that an early draft of his novel Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (his books have been blessed with memorable titles) began with this mental image: "a solitary and embittered man living alone on a Cornish cliff, staring up at a single black car as it wove down the hillside towards him.
Le Carre will make a rare public appearance and read from his new novel, A Legacy of Spies, in An Evening with George Smiley - broadcast live from London's Royal Festival Hall on Thursday, September 7, at 7.
By grouping these authors' work into a single chapter, the risk is that their distinctive individual voices are somewhat obscured (whereas Ambler and le Carre, for example, have a dedicated chapter each).
Four years later he joined the foreign intelligence service (MI6, also known as the Firm) and began writing fiction as John le Carre.
Not true, none of it, says George Smiley, the famed creation of John le Carre, who appeared among us at the height of the Cold War, in the year before the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Creator John Le Carre has not spoken to Auntie about working on a follow-up to the popular drama.
John le Carre is an extraordinary novelist, not a "spy who turned to writing," but a writer who "once happened to be a spy.
JOHN le Carre has described having to babysit a drunk Richard Burton while he took on one of the author's most famous characters.
My Life by John le Carre e (Viking, hardback PS20, ebook PS9.
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The six-part drama - the most expensive show ever made by the BBC - was adapted from a novel by John le Carre.
I was a devoted admirer of le Carre from a very young age and consumed all the Smiley novels and worried, as a lot of admirers of le Carre also worried I'm sure, that at the end of the Cold War, not only would there be a lot of unemployed spies, there would also be a lot of unemployed spy writers.