David John Moore Cornwell

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David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931), pen name John le Carré is a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and the 1960s, Cornwell worked for the British intelligence services MI5 and MI6, when he began writing novels under a pen name. His third novel The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1963) became an international best-sell ...
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11 November 2014
I don't think it is given to any of us to be impertinent to great religions with impunity.
11 November 2014
For decades to come the spy world will continue to be the collective couch where the subconscious of each nation is confessed.
11 November 2014
...the shiny-cheeked merchant bankers from London with eighties striped blue ties and white collars and double-barreled names and double chins and double-breasted suits, who said "ears" when they meant "yes" and "hice" when they meant "house" and "school" when they meant "Eton"...
11 November 2014
Ideologies ... have no heart of their own. They're the whores and angels of our striving selves.
11 November 2014
A committee is an animal with four back legs.


Suzanne Kendal-morgan 03 April 2016
I read The Night Manager years ago and have been waiting for it to be made into a film...but the serial has been fantastic and there was too much detail needed for a film...so well done and thank you...
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