John le Carre

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Noun1.John le Carre - English writer of novels of espionage (born in 1931)
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The high-profile spy swap took place on an airport tarmac in Vienna -- like something out of a Cold War John le Carr novel.
But entering the ring for the 24th time, at the age of 86, John le Carr remained an unmatched heavyweight.
A fan of John Le Carr, Graham, 74, was delighted, even though by now he was so ill that the family kitchen had become a makeshift bedroom.
BOOK by his focus from hi-tech present day conspiracies to a dark chapter of the Second World War, Bourne (aka Jonathan Freedland), has proved he can rub shoulders with John le Carr and Robert Harris.
Shifting his focus from hitech present day conspiracies to a very dark chapter of the Second World War, Bourne (aka Jonathan Freedland), has proved he can more than rub shoulders with the likes of John le Carr and Robert Harris.
THE VERDICT A gripping and elegantly made adaptation of the classic John le Carr novel.
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY (15) Smart and classy Cold War spy thriller version of the John Le Carr novel with a stellar cast led by Gary Oldman.
top ten books PAPERBACKS 1 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, John le Carr 2 One Day, David Nicholls 3 Snowdrops, AD Miller 4 The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz, Denis Avey & Rob Broomby 5 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Movie Tie-in, John le Carr 6 Zog, Julia Donaldson 7 The Auschwitz Violin, Maria Angels Anglada 8 A Discovery Of Witches, by Deborah E Harkness 9 The Ugly Sister, Jane Fallon 10 One Day - Movie Tie-in, David Nicholls HARDBACKS 1 The Affair, Lee Child 2 The Death Of Kings, Bernard Cornwell 3 Sapphire Battersea, Jacqueline Wilson 4 The Fear Index, Robert Harris 5 The Life Of Lee, Lee Evans 6 Peppa Pig: Time For A Story With Peppa Pig 7 Home Cooking Made Easy, Lorraine Pascale 8 The Highway Rat, Julia Donaldson 9 Silence, Becca Fitzpatrick 10 Jamie's Great Britain, Jamie Oliver
NEW adaptation of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy was always going to raise the hackles of John le Carr purists, who adored John Irvin's 1979 mini-series starring Sir Alec Guinness as taciturn spy, George Smiley.
Here we focus on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and its author John Le Carr.
And indeed he did seem in many ways like a creation of John Le Carr.