Spy stories: The life and Fiction of John Le Carre

Spy stories: The life and Fiction of John Le Carre

Tom Maddox

This is the century of spies. Yet, though Carre's talents cry out to be employed in they are said to be almost everywhere, the creation of a real novel." Burgess we seldom see them, except on televi- went on to lament "the myth that the sion, giving press conferences, or being only literature the British can produce led, in manacles, from car to courtroom. on a world scale is sub-art about spies." Knowing that most of the successful One can hear in these remarks more ones work in...

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