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  Here's Trump Jr. Talking Russia with Jake
Esquire.comHere's Trump Jr. Talking Russia with Jake Tapper 2 Weeks After His Big MeetingEsquire.comThings only got worse Monday night for Donald Trump, Jr, the business card aficionado who now finds himself at the center of our national John Le Carré novel. The New York Times reported this weekend that Junior took a meeting in June 2016 with a ...and more »
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 6:52 am
  Bertelsmann acquires another 22% stake in
Bertelsmann acquires another 22% stake in Penguin Random House, owns 75% of book groupTalking New MediaBertelsmann acquires the American publisher Random House, with an author roster including Truman Capote, John Irving, Philip Roth, John Le Carré, Michael Crichton, Salman Rushdie, Anne Rice, and Margaret Atwood. The group is merged with Bantam ...and more »
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 5:22 am
  Yuri Drozdov, Soviet Superspy Who Planted
New York TimesYuri Drozdov, Soviet Superspy Who Planted 'Illegals' in Other ...New York TimesYuri I. Drozdov masterminded a network of K.G.B. agents who were planted in other countries disguised as residents and lived there while making contacts and ...and more »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 7:05 pm
  Another dead horse, another beating -
Washington TimesAnother dead horse, another beatingWashington TimesBut with smoke like that — a Russian spy named “Natalia” with an unpronounceable surname is all John le Carre would need to spin a dark tale of intrigue, with or without microfilm in a hollowed-out watermelon. Who needs fire? Mr. Trump, junior not ...and more »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 6:41 pm
  The Times Daily Quiz - The Times
The TimesThe Times Daily QuizThe Times6 Which John le Carré debut novel was filmed as The Deadly Affair (1966) by Sidney Lumet? 7 Founded in 1812, Westley Richards is a British maker of which products? 8 Which Bavarian city's U-Bahn — opened in 1972 — is Germany's newest metro system ...
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 4:09 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
  Child 44
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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  LBlaidd: RT @lecarre_news: See the official
LBlaidd: RT @lecarre_news: See the official poster for our upcoming event with John le Carré at the Royal Festival Hall & in a cinema near you. http…
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 3:46 am
  indruperar1971: RT @MattiReinholtz: Why we
indruperar1971: RT @MattiReinholtz: Why we should learn German https://t.co/53eaylwJD8
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 3:46 am
  putnawa: On page 391 of 480 of The Night
putnawa: @~~ page 391 of 480 of The Night Manager, by John le Carré https://t.co/nw36rQXEFx
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 3:46 am
  fifikinrocks: RT @creativelangs: Prof Katrin
fifikinrocks: RT @creativelangs: Prof Katrin Kohl - Lead Researcher @creativelangs - highlights the importance of language learning https://t.co/rJ5VsZjR…
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 3:46 am
  washington_lady: Love is whatever you can
washingt~&_lady: Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can ~&ly happen if you love. -John le Carre
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 3:46 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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