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A private spy, the letters of John le Carré, edited by Tim Cornwell

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A private spy, the letters of John le Carré, edited by Tim Cornwell
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-663) and index
resource.biographical
contains biographical information
Illustrations
illustrationsplates
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
A private spy
Nature of contents
bibliography
Responsibility statement
edited by Tim Cornwell
Sub title
the letters of John le Carré
Summary
"An archive of letters written by the late John le Carré, giving readers access to the intimate thoughts of one of the greatest writers of our time The never-before-seen correspondence of John le Carré, one of the most important novelists of our generation, are collected in this beautiful volume. During his lifetime, le Carré wrote numerous letters to writers, spies, politicians, artists, actors and public figures. This collection is a treasure trove, revealing the late author's humour, generosity, and wit--a side of him many readers have not previously seen"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Schooldays -- Ski Racer -- Oxford and Marriage -- Eton -- London -- Germany -- Wandering -- Jane -- South-East Asia and The Honourable Schoolboy -- Guiness and Smiley -- The Little Drummer Girl -- A Perfect Spy -- The Russia House -- The Night Manager -- Our Game: War in the Caucasus, and a Book Jacket -- Russia, Cornwall and a Racehorse -- The Tailor of Panama -- The Constant Gardener -- Absolute Friends -- Our Kind of Traitor -- A Delicate Truth -- The Night Manager: 'The Vapour of Celebrity' -- Trump and Brexit -- Lockdown -- Coda -- Chronology
Target audience
adult
resource.variantTitle
Letters of John le Carré
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