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John le Carré is the pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell (born October 19, 1931) in Poole, Dorset, England. He began his formal schooling at Sherborne School in England. Later, he studied at the University of Berne, developing a fascination in foreign languages, and Lincoln College, Oxford, then he taught at Eton College for 2 years. He then joined the British Foreign Service, where he served mostly in Germany.

John Le Carré is author of many Cold War thrillers, notably those recounting the exploits of George Smiley. Two novels of the Karla trilogy series, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Smiley's People, were adapted as BBC television series, wherein Alec Guinness is spymaster George Smiley.

Bibliography

  1. "Call for the Dead"
  2. "A Murder of Quality"
  1. "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy"
  2. "The Honourable Schoolboy"
  3. "Smiley's People"

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