John le Carré





John le Carré


Born
in Poole, Dorset, England, The United Kingdom
October 19, 1931

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John le Carré, the pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931 in Poole, Dorset, England), is an English author of espionage novels. Le Carré has resided in St Buryan, Cornwall, Great Britain, for more than 40 years, where he owns a mile of cliff close to Land's End.

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Average rating: 3.91 · 321,458 ratings · 20,734 reviews · 97 distinct worksSimilar authors
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

4.04 avg rating — 52,924 ratings — published 1974 — 202 editions
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The Spy Who Came In from th...

4.07 avg rating — 50,660 ratings — published 1963 — 228 editions
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Smiley's People

4.25 avg rating — 26,355 ratings — published 1979 — 135 editions
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The Russia House

3.91 avg rating — 19,255 ratings — published 1989 — 95 editions
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The Constant Gardener

3.78 avg rating — 17,363 ratings — published 2001 — 116 editions
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A Perfect Spy

3.99 avg rating — 13,101 ratings — published 1986 — 100 editions
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Call for the Dead (George S...

3.78 avg rating — 15,419 ratings — published 1961 — 133 editions
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The Honourable Schoolboy

3.95 avg rating — 12,787 ratings — published 1977 — 121 editions
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The Little Drummer Girl

3.94 avg rating — 7,823 ratings — published 1983 — 92 editions
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A Most Wanted Man

3.49 avg rating — 9,151 ratings — published 2008 — 98 editions
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“A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.”
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“Home's where you go when you run out of homes.”
John le Carré, The Honourable Schoolboy

“The more identities a man has, the more they express the person they conceal.”
John le Carré, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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