le Carre


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English writer of novels of espionage (born in 1931)

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The Le Carre persona has enabled us to project onto this much-loved novelist all the qualities we admire in his writing and characters.
The contract involves the deconstruction and asbestos removal of an educational building on behalf of SCCV Le Carre Sainte-Therese and SA Gambetta Rented public housing in the town of Angers (49), 1 rue Abbe Fremond.
Le Carre jumps all around, a bit confusing to the reader, he begins to move the plot straightforwardly and with dispatch.
As a literary collagist, le Carre is fiercely modern; this is the thriller as tapestry, a confluence of styles, voices, approaches.
The cinematography is captivating in its own right and the story loyally follows the plot laid out in the classic novel by le Carre.
But how dull to waste one's precious reading time (Quicksand is slim) trying to sift the probable from the fantastic, the le Carre from the Ned Rorem: best to accept that Ashley is no more unlikely a continental op than Mathews or Marlowe (Christopher, that is), and immerse oneself in his choppy, twangy, paradoxical sentences and ever-present sense of fun--joy in narrative, joy in the word ("The horizon was suspicious"), joy in cognition, and joy, naturally, in the gag: what better cover could an agent ask for than globe-trotting avant-garde composer?
The film, directed by Tomas Alfredson, is an adaptation of the famous John Le Carre novel.
Summary: SYDNEY: John le Carre was nominated Wednesday for the Man Booker prize, recognizing an author's lifetime contribution to fiction.
Sometimes trying to follow the news in Turkey is just as confusing as reading a John le Carre spy thriller or watching an action packed movie set during the Cold War.
Firstly, Yardley is put off by a letter le Carre sent with the advance copies of his novel to booksellers and reviewers.
A thriller where government and big business are the bad guys, this is Le Carre at his fast-paced, entertaining best.
Scripted by the estimable Eric Roth (``The Insider,'' ``Munich'') and directed with almost absurd sobriety by Robert De Niro, this carefully researched fiction makes your average John Le Carre story seem about as fanciful as ``Moonraker.
This novel is reminiscent of Graham Greene and John Le Carre, especially because one of the main characters is a veteran newspaper correspondent, Stan Kelly, who is probably on his last adventurous assignment--his last chance to redeem himself and his credentials.
The race was won by the favourite Lord du Sud who, after losing his position two furlongs out, got back up in the dying strides under Jean-Rene Dubosc to score by a neck from Le Carre.