le Carre

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English writer of novels of espionage (born in 1931)

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Olivia Colman, Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie will star in the co-production of the GBP20m spy thriller, which is said to be 'the most radical ever' Le Carre adaptation.
Editorial Director, Penguin Random House Audio UK, Samantha Halstead, remarked: "We're incredibly excited that John le Carre has narrated his audio edition.
The big question of course is will Le Carre make a cameo appearance as he did in The Night Manager.
Birthdays: from left, Sinitta, Sam Allardyce and John Le Carre
Chapter one develops le Carre's view that the global spread of materialism and democracy replaced the previous international threat of Communism.
My Name is Nobody actually falls somewhere between Robert Ludlum and Le Carre.
Adapted from John Le Carre's 2010 novel, Our Kind of Traitor is a serpentine thriller, which never turns up the heat sufficiently on McGregor and Harris' do-gooders, but still simmers pleasantly.
The grittiness and apparent realism of le Carre's mercurial world, full of shabby offices, dank alleys, trysts at dusk, and muttered secrets, were far more captivating.
John le Carre's Cold-War fiction is suffused by what Paul Gil-roy calls the "postimperial melancholia" of post-war Britain: "the morbid culture of a once-imperial nation that has not been able to accept its inevitable loss of prestige in a determinedly postcolonial world" (2004, 106).
The Cold War may have ended many years ago in real life, but not for John le Carre, who has now written a fascinating book derived from two of his earlier George Smiley novels, "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." Smiley merely plays a background role in "Legacy." Instead, Peter Guillam, his disciple, who retired from the Circus (the British Secret Service) to the family farmstead in southern France, plays a central part in the story.
A LEGACY OF SPIES, JOHN LE CARRE, 9780241308547 (VIKING) BD9.700 for Gulf Weekly Book Club members
A new Le Carre always causes a buzz, and this elegant story deserves quite a fanfare.