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Soldier, Writer, Spy: Author John le Carré Passes Away at Age 89
Prolific author David Cornwell, better known by his pen name John le Carré, passed away after a brief illness (not COVID-19 related) in Cornwall, UK, on the evening of December 12, 2020, at the age of 89.  He is survived by his wife Jane and his four sons.  As his agent and longtime friend, Jonny[...]
Little Drummer Girl
Knopf in the United States and Hodder & Stoughton in the U.K., here's an overview of the le Carré novel: John le Carre's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim. In this thrilling and thought-provoking novel of Middle Eastern intrigue,[...]
John Le Carre Discusses The Fall Of Richard Roper
As The Night Manager has wrapped up on AMC, author John Le Carre sat down for the final two segments of Author's Notes Not surprising they focus on Richard Roper (Hugh Laurie) as he finally reveals what he really does to Jonathan Pine (Tom HIddleston) Le Carre uses Roper to illustrated the direct connections between[...]
The Sense Of Loss A Writer Feels When Their Character Comes To Life
Author John Le Carre has done another Author's Notes segment to go along with the fourth episode of AMC's The Night Manager Here he talks about how as long as the character is on the page, the writer has his version of the character and the reader's have their version they create when reading That[...]
John Le Carre Talks About The Gender Swap In The Night Manager
In the latest set of Author Notes for AMC's The Night Manager, author John Le Carre talks about the changes that were made to his investigator Burr Originally a male character in the novel, the producer changed it to Angela Burr and cast Olivia Coleman (Broadchurch) in the role Le Carre says he finds the[...]
John Le Carre Talks About The Villain Of The Night Manager
John Le Carre, one of the best spy novelist in the world, spends some more time talking about the new AMC series The Night Manager based on his novel This time the focus turns to his villain, Richard Roper played by the amazingly talent Hugh Laurie The author explains that Roper puts up a facade[...]
John Le Carre Talks About The Night Manager
AMC's miniseries The Night Manager is based on the work of John Le Carre' and features Tom Hiddleston (Thor) as the night manager of an Egyptian hotel recruited by intelligence agents to infiltrate the inner circle of an international arms dealer played by Hugh Laurie (House) The recently released featurettes below take a look at[...]
Tom Hiddleston And Hugh Laurie To Make Spy Series
Gregory House having a discussion about the virtues of humanity with Loki of Asgard. Okay, we're not going to get that… but THR is reporting that Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston have signed on to make a TV series/miniseries based on John Le Carre's novel The Night Manager No US network has been set but WME[...]
VIDEO: A Quick Look Behind The Scenes Of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Out now on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK is Tomas Alfredson's remarkable adaptation of John Le Carre's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy It's a very cinematic film, with striking and often very complex frames, so I imagine that you would like to watch it on the best screen and sound system you can muster, but[...]