Robert Littell





Robert Littell


Born
in New York City, The United States
January 08, 1935

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An American author residing in France. He specializes in spy novels that often concern the CIA and the Soviet Union. He became a journalist and worked many years for Newsweek during the Cold War. He's also an amateur mountain climber and is the father of award-winning novelist Jonathan Littell.

Average rating: 3.88 · 7,938 ratings · 864 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
The Company

4.20 avg rating — 3,281 ratings — published 2001 — 31 editions
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Legends

3.75 avg rating — 817 ratings — published 2005 — 29 editions
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The Amateur

3.63 avg rating — 527 ratings — published 1981 — 11 editions
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The Once and Future Spy

3.61 avg rating — 435 ratings — published 1990
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The Stalin Epigram

3.78 avg rating — 441 ratings — published 2009 — 26 editions
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The Defection of A.J. Lewinter

3.70 avg rating — 401 ratings — published 1973 — 19 editions
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The Sisters

3.80 avg rating — 302 ratings — published 1985 — 21 editions
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A Nasty Piece of Work

3.30 avg rating — 376 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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Walking Back the Cat

3.65 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Vicious Circle

3.47 avg rating — 195 ratings — published 1998 — 25 editions
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“I am a bookworm. For play, I bury myself in the corners of libraries and read.”
Robert Littell

“The difference between and amateur and a professional.. a professional believes if a job is worth doing, it is worth doing well. An amateur believes if a job is worth doing, it very well may be worth doing badly.”
Robert Littell, The Amateur

“Life is short,” I told her. “The challenge is to make it sweet.”
Robert Littell, A Nasty Piece of Work

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