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A Real Le Carre

The tale of malevolent spymasters, intricate tradecraft and cold-eyed betrayal reads like a John le Carre novel. But The Sword and the Shield (Basic Books) has...

Ice Cubes: THE SECRET PILGRIM by John le Carre

THE SECRET PILGRIM by John le Carre Knopf; 335 pages; $21.95 Attentive John le Carre fans may recognize the narrator of the author's 13th novel. He is Ned (no...

Civil Wars In the Soul

TITLE: THE NIGHT MANAGER AUTHOR: JOHN LE CARRE PUBLISHER: KNOPF; 429 PAGES; $24 THE BOTTOM LINE: Even unresolved Le Carre offers more style and excitement than...

We Distorted Our Own Minds: John le Carre

Q. If you were the director of the CIA, what priorities would you set for the next decade? A. What I would require of my intelligence service would be a real...

Books: A Master Hits His Old Pace

THE RUSSIA HOUSE by John le Carre; Knopf; 353 pages; $19.95 Under interrogation, quite a few members of John le Carre's vast and devoted reading public might...

Books: Editors'Choice

FICTION: Daniel Martin, John Fowles The Honourable Schoolboy, John le Carre -Kingkill, Thomas Gavin The Professor of Desire, Philip Roth Song of Solomon, Toni...

Books: Editors' Choice: May 2, 1983

FICTION: Ancient Evenings, Norman Mailer ∙ Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Gabriel Garcia Márquez Heartburn, Nora Ephron Ironweed, William Kennedy ∙ The...

Books: Editors' Choice

FICTION: Life Before Man, Margaret Atwood ∙On the Edge of the Cliff, V.S. Pritchett ∙Shikasta, Doris Lessing ∙Smiley's People, John le Carré ∙The Beginning...

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