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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 7:01 am
  Tuesday Morning Briefing - Reuters
ReutersTuesday Morning BriefingReutersAs if emerging from the John le Carre world of high espionage and betrayal, a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal lived modestly in Salisbury, England, and kept out of the spotlight until he was found unconscious yesterday. British police raced to ...Britain eyes Russia, 'a malign and disruptive force,' after spy struck downThe Globe and MailPolice hunt for toxic substance after Russian spy collapseFinancial TimesBritain issues warning to Russia after former double agent mysteriously falls illCBC.caThe Straits Timesall 712 news articles »
Posted on 6 March 2018 | 6:06 am
  Former FBI agent shares true crime tales at
Cleburne Times-ReviewFormer FBI agent shares true crime tales at meetingCleburne Times-ReviewThursday's Cleburne Rotary Club luncheon played like the plot of a John le Carre espionage thriller. Retired FBI agent Joe Rodriguez regaled Rotarians with memories of criminals, cracked cases and critters encountered during his 21 years with the ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 5:23 am
  John Le Carré revisita memórias em "O
Folha de S.PauloJohn Le Carré revisita memórias em "O Túnel de Pombos"Folha de S.PauloUm dos maiores autores de romances de espionagem do mundo, John le Carré escreve sobre suas memórias em "O Túnel de Pombos", publicado pela editora Record. Dignas dos maiores enredos de ficção, as histórias apresentadas no livro não seguem uma ordem ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 4:06 am
  Connelly honoured with CWA Diamond Dagger -
The BooksellerConnelly honoured with CWA Diamond DaggerThe BooksellerThe Crime Writers' Association (CWA) will award the CWA Diamond Dagger, given annually for “sustained excellence”, to US author Michael Connelly. The prize recognises crime authors “who have made a significant contribution to the genre”, with previous ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 3:41 am
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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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  __HarrisonSmith: A PhD struggles with PTSD.
__Harris~^^Smith: A PhD struggles with PTSD. Now the CIA is s^*!#ing her to Istanbul to hunt down a cyberterrorist. But the closer Kri…
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 11:01 pm
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LorraineCohen74: RT @Q__An@##: 876 Mar 7 2018 16:02:03 An@##ymous ID: 18071f 580412 >>580366 Snowden's girlfri*#* performs in a circus. Also, John Le Carre's…
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 11:01 pm
  __HarrisonSmith: @zarakramer A PhD struggles
__Harris*%Smith: @zarakramer A PhD struggles with PTSD. Now the CIA is s^&ing her to Istanbul to hunt down a cyberterrorist. But th…
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 11:01 pm
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laneylane25: RT @KenKolke: @B754344255 David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931), better known by the pen name John le Carré (/lə ˈkɑːrˌeɪ/), is…
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 11:01 pm
  TheVyrus: RT @itsNaCool: The Night Manager
TheVyrus: RT @itsNaCool: The Night Manager (2016) ㅤ • Espi&%age drama adapted from John le Carré's novel. • It has something for every&%e--fans of sp…
Posted on 8 March 2018 | 11:01 pm
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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
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