John le Carré's new novel to bring back his
John le Carre
John le Carré's new novel to bring back his famed spy George SmileyTimes of IndiaIt's noted that Carre's debut book 'Call for the Dead' introduced the characters George Smiley and Peter Guillam for the first time in 1961. The characters re-appeared in Carre's other books 'The spy who came in from the cold' and his most famous 1974 ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 7:32 pm
Book Notes - Hamilton Spectator
Book NotesHamilton SpectatorAfter a hiatus of more than 25 years, John le Carre is again writing about one of the world's most famous fictional spies. Publisher Viking said this week le Carre's "A Legacy of Spies" will come out Sept. 5. According to the publisher, the novel is ...and more »
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 11:39 pm
Book review: Le Carré intrigues even with
The Providence JournalBook review: Le Carré intrigues even with his own real-life storiesThe Providence JournalThis series of encounters, famous folks and his own background in the secret service, which reveals "a nation's psyche," propels each tale. By Sam CoaleSpecial to The Journal. "The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life," by John LeCarre. Viking. 310 pages.
Posted on 9 March 2017 | 6:56 pm
'The Night Manager' second series confirmed
NME.com'The Night Manager' second series confirmedNME.comStars Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie previously dismissed rumours that a second series is in the works, citing a lack of source material. “It's based on a novel, we've got to the end of the novel and John Le Carré has yet to write another novel, so in ...The Night Manager, series 2: what do we know about the plot? And will Roper return?Telegraph.co.ukThe Night Manager II in early developmentTBI Vision'The Night Manager' Season 2 in the Works/FILMSBS -BBC News -Hollywood Reporter -Deadlineall 62 news articles »
Posted on 7 March 2017 | 11:18 pm
John le Carré is writing a new novel
Los Angeles TimesJohn le Carré is writing a new novel featuring his famed spy George SmileyLos Angeles TimesJohn le Carré, the master of the Cold War thriller, is bringing back his most famous spy, George Smiley, in a new book. Smile, the intelligence officer who was a pivotal character in Le Carré's “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and “The Honourable Schoolboy ...George Smiley to return in new John le Carré novel, A Legacy of SpiesThe GuardianJohn le Carré's New Novel Arrives at a Very John le Carré TimeThe Ringer (blog)After 25 years, new John le Carre novel brings back George SmileyChicago TribuneEW.com -Telegraph.co.uk -BBC Newsall 48 news articles »
Posted on 7 March 2017 | 10:16 am
'No Escape' amps the action and keeps the
John le Carre
“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
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