John le Carré

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First editions annotated by Le Carré and Mantel to be auctioned
Other writers who have added handwritten thoughts for sale in support of English PEN include Ian McEwan and Margaret Atwood

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

02, Jun, 2022 @12:48 PM

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Top 10 novels about postwar Germany | Martin Goodman
Writers from John le Carré to Heinrich Böll and Bernard Schlink explore how the guilt and traumas of war are passed down to succeeding generations

Martin Goodman

13, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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I’m thrilled we’ll get to read John le Carré’s letters – but what can this dying art reveal? | Stephanie Merritt
We like to think private correspondence reveals all, but the truth is a lot more complicated

Stephanie Merritt

27, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘We are back in his company’: le Carré returns in a revealing collection of private letters
The author airs his views in posthumously published exchanges with family, friends and celebrity fans

Lucy Knight

23, Mar, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Five of the best crime and thrillers of 2021
Final novels from John le Carré and Andrea Camilleri, dark psychological debut Girl A and more

Laura Wilson

02, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Silverview by John le Carré review – one last time among the spies
Published posthumously, this novel of secret service loyalty and treachery is a fine addition to the le Carré canon

Mick Herron

14, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Silverview by John le Carré review – the last complete masterwork?
The great spy novelist’s final full-length book is a precision-tooled cat and mouse chase from a bookshop in East Anglia to the old eastern bloc

Anthony Cummins

12, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Fintan O’Toole on John le Carré’s final twist: dying as an Irishman
He was the greatest English novelist of his generation, yet he chose to die as an Irish citizen of the EU. The reasons were both political and deeply personal, but at their heart one thing: betrayal

Fintan O’Toole

09, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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‘The twists and turns are riveting’: Stephen King, Paula Hawkins and others on their favourite le Carré
The master of espionage wrote 26 novels – top authors share the books they love the most

Stephen King, Paula Hawkins, Frederick Forsyth, Aya de León, John Banville, William Boyd, Charlotte Philby and John Grisham

09, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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John le Carré, Daisy May Cooper and Paul McCartney expected to boost book sales at Christmas
The annual event known as ‘Super Thursday’, when most of the hardbacks aimed at the Christmas market are published, promises big names and a boon for the industry

Alison Flood

08, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The spy writer who held a grudge against Le Carré comes in from the cold
Willem Frederik Hermans thought the Briton’s famous book was based on his. Now one of his best works is coming out in the UK

Dalya Alberge

12, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘What next, Del Girl Trotter’: has genderswap TV gone too far?
After Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes, Rumpole of the Bailey is the latest character to switch from male to female. However, for many series such a flip seems inconceivable

Mark Lawson

26, Jul, 2021 @1:46 PM

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