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  Charlize Theron Is Betrayed in New Atomic
Screen RantCharlize Theron Is Betrayed in New Atomic Blonde TV SpotScreen RantWith its intricately choreographed action, stylish neon-drenched visuals and spy-thriller storyline, the film promises to be equal parts John Wick, Kingsman: The Secret Service and John Le Carre (but much sexier). The advertising for Atomic Blonde has ...and more »
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 8:31 am
  Penny Dreadfuls go into spying : News 2017 :
British Comedy GuidePenny Dreadfuls go into spying : News 2017 : Chortle : The UK ...ChortlePenny Dreadfuls go into spying - Le Carre spoof for Radio 4.The Penny Dreadfuls to present spy spoof on Radio 4 - News ...British Comedy Guideall 2 news articles »
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 4:20 am
  What connects Brexit, the DUP, dark money
Irish TimesWhat connects Brexit, the DUP, dark money and a Saudi prince?Irish TimesThis story has all the makings of a John le Carré thriller but democracy on this island needs facts, not fiction. To recap briefly: two days before the Brexit referendum last June, the Metro freesheet in London and other British cities came wrapped in ...
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 8:01 pm
  Stalin's agent in India - Times of India
Stalin's agent in IndiaTimes of India (blog)This is an unusual spy story. There are no John Le Carre moments but the story of Bhagat Ram Talwar is a necessary and relevant chapter in India's struggle for independence when many patriots where confronted with dilemmas of contradictory choices, as ...
Posted on 13 May 2017 | 6:54 am
  MUST READS - Daily Mail
Daily MailMUST READSDaily Mail'There is scarcely a book of mine that didn't have The Pigeon Tunnel as its working title,' writes John le Carre in the introduction to his memoir. The title refers to a memory from his teens, when his 'occasional jailbird' father Ronnie took him to a ...
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 2:27 pm
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  'No Escape' amps the action and keeps the
“No Escape” stars Owen Wilson as an American businessman relocated to an unnamed Southeast Asian country with his family just as a bloody coup d’état erupts. Directed and co-written by John Erick Dowdle, the film is obviously meant to cash in on ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:24 am
  Sean Connery’s birthday: 85 facts about
57: He played on the first golf course in the Soviet Union in 1989 while filming John Le Carre’s The Russia House. The Moscow City Club had nine fairways constructed around high-rise tenements. 58: He met Moroccan artist Micheline Roquebrune at a golf ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:47 pm
  The top 25 secret agents in film
Unlike the movies adapted from the novels by John le Carre or Len Deighton, Bond deals with the seductive fantasy of spy craft rather than the mundane, soul-sapping reality. But therein lies Bond's almost universal appeal: 007's stock in trade may be death ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:10 pm
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There is a special place for all the people in the world who love a well realised thriller. I’m speaking about those of us who adore something along the lines of a John Le Carré novel that has been translated into film, preferably in the style of Jean ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:42 pm
  Book review: Mai Jia’s In the Dark shines
For a purveyor of crime and espionage fiction, it seems fitting that Mai Jia should be so difficult to sum up and pin down. Some critics have called him China’s answer to John le Carré. Others, in what is surely a backhanded compliment, hail him as ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:17 pm
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  Le Carre gives literary archive to Oxford
Spy novelist John le Carre said Thursday he is giving an archive of his books, personal papers and photographs to Oxford University's renowned Bodleian Library.
Posted on 23 February 2011 | 4:02 pm
  Report: John Le Carre says he nearly
British espionage writer John Le Carre said he was tempted to defect to the Soviet Union when he worked for British intelligence agency MI6, according to an interview published Sunday.
Posted on 14 September 2008 | 9:30 am
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  jazzneophyte: Our Kind of Traitor (2016) -
jazzneophyte: Our Kind of Traitor (2016) - great movie based ~&! the novel by John le Carré https://t.co/qzS0HZTSyE
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 9:39 am
  AngelDavitkov: "There's one thing worse
AngelDavitkov: "There's @%&*e thing worse than change and that's the status quo." -John le Carré #quote #Transformati@%&*Tuesday... https://t.co/FNiqgdLe3A
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 9:39 am
  dividedwomen: We’re in our own spy novel
dividedwomen: We’re in our own spy novel equal to John le Carre. Will Gary Oldham play FBI Mueller? How will story ~!?… https://t.co/VMrhCBYh53
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 9:39 am
  LS_IA_AD: "There's one thing worse than
LS_IA_AD: "There's @%@e thing worse than change and that's the status quo." -John le Carré #quote #Transformati@%@Tuesday https://t.co/8yNbjDWZRz
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 9:39 am
  MikeDwyerMike: RT @LRBbookshop: responses to
MikeDwyerMike: RT @LRBbookshop: resp!~ses to the #PastaSaladReview are flooding in already. spymaster John Le Carre c!~tributes a review of sainsburys tom…
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 9:39 am
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  Open Question: Has anyone read any of John
I was wondering if they were at all slow. I've never read spy books before and I'm a slow reader so it takes me a little bit to get into something. And, which book should I start with? I mean I was wondering which le carré book to read first. I have seen the tinker tailor soldier spy movie but didn't know if I should read that book first or another.
Posted on 12 November 2015 | 10:48 pm
  Resolved Question: Which books by john le
which of le carre's books have been made into a movie
Posted on 2 August 2013 | 6:14 am
  Resolved Question: John Le Carré:
John Le Carré: Smiley’s People Test What does these quotes mean? 1. Tell him I have two proofs and can bring them with me (72). 2. And no cigarettes in his pocket (89). 3. He’s grown up. He doesn’t need a vicar any more (123). 4. He came up with what the lapsed philologist in him described as the asterisk (or putative) form of the letters A-C-H-T (150). 5. The Sandman is making a legend for a girl (186). 6. Some bad fellow had betrayed him back in Estonia (232). 7. . . . one old gym-shoe, green, with the lace still in it (249). 8. It will do worse than kill him (258). 9. I have come from London to help you in his place (268). 10. . . . madness to believe that by killing three people he could stop the leak (287). 11. Grigoriev remained frozen over this last photograph (347). 12. Grigoriev was to give it to Krassky tonight or whenever they met (385).
Posted on 17 July 2013 | 1:34 am
  Resolved Question: Is John le Carré related
I thought possibly as the two authors have the same surname
Posted on 4 December 2012 | 4:19 am
  Resolved Question: What is your favourite
I love reading his novels and watch the many films that have been made from his stories. have not yet been to the remake of Tinker, Tailor..., loved the old one with Alec Guiness. Will soon go to watch the new movie, of course. Recently read his novel Our Game and bit dissapointed with the story... I love Le Carre's books although the one above was not so good for me.. Share your thoughts..here
Posted on 19 September 2011 | 7:30 pm



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