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le Car·ré(lə kă-rā′), John Pen name of David John Moore Cornwell. Born 1931.
British writer of popular espionage novels, including The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1963) and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (1974).
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Le Carré(lə ˈkæreɪ)
(Biography) John, real name David John Cornwell. born 1931, English novelist, esp of spy thrillers such as The Spy who came in from the Cold (1963), Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (1974), Smiley's People (1980), The Tailor of Panama (1996), and The Mission Song (2006)
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