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John le Carré

British novelist and spy

1931   -  

genre: espionage novel, detective fiction, spy fiction
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
native language: English
educated at: Lincoln College, Sherborne School, University of Bern, St Andrew's School, Pangbourne
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, film producer, actor, spy
award received: James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Edgar Award, Somerset Maugham Award, Martin Beck Award, Cartier Diamond Dagger, Helmerich Award, Dagger of Daggers, Goethe Medal
influenced by: Graham Greene
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David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931), better known by the pen name John le Carré (), is a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and 1960s, he worked for both the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence Service. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1963), became an international best-seller and remains one of his best-known works. Following the success of this novel, he left MI6 to become a full-time author. In 2011, he was awarded the Goethe Medal.
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works

34

Absolute Friends

novel by John le Carré

author: John le Carré

2003

The Looking Glass War

spy novel by John le Carré

author: John le Carré

1969

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

novel by John le Carré

author: John le Carré

1963

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

book by John le Carré

author: John le Carré

1974

Call for the Dead

novel by John le Carré

author: John le Carré

1961

The Tailor of Panama

1996 novel by John le Carré

author: John le Carré

1996

The Honourable Schoolboy

spy novel by John le Carré

author: John le Carré

1977

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