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Books and profile for John Le Carré

A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carré

After many years, John Le Carré has added another chapter to the George Smiley story with ‘A Legacy of Spies’. The series was very much based around the cold war, so I thought I’d seen the last of Smiley. But, … Continue reading

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A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carré

‘A Most Wanted Man’ is an incredibly sad novel and a terrible reflection on what the War in Terror has done to many people, innocent and guilty. Le Carré’s cynicism illustrates how easy it is for someone to be branded … Continue reading

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John Le Carré Profile and Books

John le Carré is the penname for David John Moore Cornwell who was born in 1931 in Poole, Dorset, England. He started writing under a penname because Foreign Office officials were not allowed to publish under their own names. Cornwell … Continue reading

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A Delicate Truth by John Le Carré

It’s always exciting when a new John Le Carré novel is published, and ‘A Delicate Truth’ was an excellent example of the post-cold-war Le Carré books. It contained lots of examination of the morality of war and threw around of … Continue reading

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