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Le Carré, John 1931-

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Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Book )

354 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 6,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley is assigned to uncover the identity of the double agent operating in the highest levels of British intelligence
The Russia house by John Le Carré( Book )

256 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 5,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled from his years in British Intelligence, le Carré tracks the dark and devastating trail of a document that could profoundly alter the course of world events. In Moscow, a sheaf of military secrets changes hands. If it arrives at its destination, and if its import is understood, the consequences could be cataclysmic. Along the way it has an explosive impact on the lives of three people: a Soviet physicist burdened with secrets; a beautiful young Russian woman to whom the papers are entrusted; and Barley Blair, a bewildered English publisher pressed into service by British Intelligence to ferret out the document's source. A magnificent story of love, betrayal, and courage, The Russia House catches history in the act. For as the Iron Curtain begins to rust and crumble, Blair is left to sound a battle cry that may fall on deaf ears
A perfect spy by John Le Carré( Book )

259 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 5,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When British intelligence agent Magnus Pym disappears, two desperate searches are initiated--the hunt of agents, East and West, for the missing spy and Pym's own quest to uncover the mysteries of his own past
The little drummer girl by John Le Carré( Book )

270 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 17 languages and held by 4,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie, a young English actress, meets a man on a Greek beach who draws her into a world of espionage and terror in the Middle East
A most wanted man : a novel by John Le Carré( Book )

137 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts the incongruous Tommy Brue, the sixty-year-old scion of Brue Frères, a failing British bank based in Hamburg. A triangle of impossible loves is born. Meanwhile, scenting a sure kill in the so-called War on Terror, the spies of three nations converge upon the innocents."--Author's website
The constant gardener : a novel by John Le Carré( Book )

194 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 4,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frightening, heartbreaking, and exquisitely calibrated, John le Carr?'s new novel opens with the gruesome murder of the young and beautiful Tessa Quayle near northern Kenya's Lake Turkana, the birthplace of mankind. Her putative African lover and traveling companion, a doctor with one of the aid agencies, has vanished from the scene of the crime. Tessa's much older husband, Justin, a career diplomat at the British High Commission in Nairobi, sets out on a personal odyssey in pursuit of the killers and their motive. A master chronicler of the deceptions and betrayals of ordinary people caught in political conflict, le Carr? portrays, in The Constant Gardener, The Constant Gardener is a magnificent exploration of the new world order by one of the most compelling and elegant storytellers of our time
Smiley's people by John Le Carré( Book )

210 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, London, Germany, and Switzerland are the settings for a tale of espionage in which a final, conclusive confrontation takes place between George Smiley and his Russian adversary, Karla
The night manager : a novel by John Le Carré( Book )

176 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 4,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former British intelligence officer Jonathan Pine attempts to infiltrate the entourage of Roper, a sinister and powerful Englishman responsible for fitting together the pieces for a monumental arms-for-cocaine deal
Our kind of traitor by John Le Carré( Book )

117 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and with Britain on the brink of economic ruin, a young English couple takes a tennis vacation in Antigua. There they meet Dima, a Russian who styles himself the world's number one money launderer. Dima wants, among other things, a game of tennis. Back in London, the couple is subjected to an all-night interrogation by the British Secret Service, which also needs their help. Their acquiescence will lead them on a precarious journey through Paris to a safe house in Switzerland, helpless pawns in a game of nations that reveals the unholy alliances between the Russian mafia, the City of London, the government and the competing factions of the British Secret Service"--Page 2 of cover
The honourable schoolboy by John Le Carré( Book )

246 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to recover from the devastating effects of having uncovered a double agent in a high position in its organization, the British Secret Service carries out an elaborate espionage scheme in the Far East
The looking glass war by John Le Carré( Book )

287 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 4,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on a former military espionage department in London and its attempts to train an agent for a mission in East Germany
A small town in Germany by John Le Carré( Book )

243 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leo Harting, a relarively obscure member of the British Embassy in Bonn, has vanished, and with him have gone secret files his superiors would do anything in the world to stop being made public. [Alan Turner, and investigator from London, is sent to find Harting]."
The tailor of Panama by John Le Carré( Book )

202 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 4,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English tailor working in Panama is hired by the British government as a spy because of his contacts at the highest level. He proceeds to tailor his reports the way he creates his suits, giving the client what he wants, and the result is tragicomedy
Single & single : a novel by John Le Carré( Book )

176 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 4,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crooked father and an honest son are the protagonists of this novel on money laundering. The father is Tiger Single, owner of a British investment house, laundering money for criminals. His dream is to see his son follow in his footsteps, but the son is honest and will not have anything to do with him--until the father's life is threatened
The secret pilgrim by John Le Carré( Book )

160 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 4,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned considered delivering his own speech to the new "Joes" at Saratt, but in the end, he called on George Smiley, the legendary officer who had retired to Cornwall. Smiley's "fireside chat" gives the dangerous edge back to Ned's memory, transporting him to his own beginnings as an agent in the 60s when the Red Peril was everywhere
The mission song by John Le Carré( Book )

95 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working as an interpreter for British Intelligence, Bruno Salvador, the abandoned son of an Irish father and Congolese mother, is sent to a mysterious island to interpret a secret conference among Central African warlords
Our game : a novel by John Le Carré( Book )

138 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic triangle on a retired British intelligence officer, his girl and the spy who stole her. It is told against the backdrop of the rebellion in Chechnya and the international intrigues surrounding it. A tale of the moral wastes of post-Cold War Europe in both East and West. By the author of The Night Manager
A delicate truth by John Le Carré( Book )

61 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2008. A counter-terrorist operation codenamed Wildlife is mounted on the British crown colony to abduct a high-value jihadist arms buyer. So delicate is the operation that even the Foreign Office Minister's secretary is not cleared for it. Cornwall, UK, 2011. A disgraced Special Forces soldier delivers a message from the dead. Was Operation Wildlife the success it was cracked up to be - or a human tragedy that was ruthlessly covered up?
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Tsjetsjeense moslim vlucht illegaal naar Hamburg en krijgt hulp van een idealistische advocate
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

59 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geheim agent George Smiley heeft de taak te achterhalen wie van de hooggeplaatste spionnen van de Britse geheime dienst MI6 geheimen doorgeeft aan de Russen tijdens de Koude Oorlog in de jaren zestig van de 20e eeuw
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Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy
Alternative Names
Carré, John le.

Carré, John le 1931-

Cornwell, David.

Cornwell David 1931-....

Cornwell, David J. 1931-

Cornwell, David J. Moore

Cornwell, David J. Moore 1931-

Cornwell , David John Moore

Cornwell, David John Moore, 1931-

Cornwell, David Moore, 1931-

Džons le Karē

Ioannes le Carré

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John le Carré awdur ac ysbïwr Prydeinig

John le Carré British novelist and spy

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John le Carré écrivain et espion britannique

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John le Carré scrittore britannico

Karre, Dzhon Le 1931-

Karre, Džon le 1931-

Lākārīh, Ǧūn

Lākārīh, Ǧūn, 1931-

Le Carré.

Le Carré, John

Le Carre, John 1931-

Le Carré, John pseud

le Kare, Džon, 1931-

Le Karē, Džons, 1931-

Le Karre, Dzhon 1931-

Le Karre, Dzjon, 1931-

Le Karre, Džon 1931-

LeCarré, John

LeCarré, John 1931-

Leh Ḳareh, Gʹon 1931-

Lekarē, Džons, 1931-

LeKarre, Džon 1931-

Lū Kārīh, Ǧūn

Lū Kārīh, Ǧūn, 1931-

Lūkārīh, Ǧūn

Lūkārīh, Ǧūn, 1931-

Moore Cornwell, David John

Τζον Λε Καρρέ

Джон Ле Карре

Джон льо Каре

Карре, Джон ле

Карре, Джон Ле 1931-

Корнвелл, Давид Джон Мур 1931-

Корнуэлл Д. Д. М. 1931-

Корнуэлл, Дэвид Джон Мур

Ле Карре, Джон, 1931-

Ҷон ле Карре

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ג'ון לה קארה סופר בריטי

לה־קארה, ג׳ון, 1931-

לה קרה, ג'ון, 1931-

קורנול, דוד ג'ון מור

קרה, ג'ון לה

תגרי, אהוד 1931-

جان لوکاره نویسنده بریتانیایی

جون لو كاريه روائي بريطاني

كاريه، جون لو، 1931-

كورنويل، ديفيد، 1931-

كورنويل، ديفيد جون مور، 1931-

لو كاريه، جون، 1931-

ژان لو کره

জন ল্য কারে ব্রিটিশ ঔপন্যাসিক

ஜான் லே காரே

까레, 존 르 1931-

르 까레, 존 1931-

르 카레, 존 1931-

존 르 카레

카레, 존 르 1931-

カレ, ジョン

カレ, ジョン・ル

カレ, ジョン·ル· 1931-


ジョンルカレ 1931-

ル・カレ, ジョン


The Russia houseA perfect spyThe little drummer girlA most wanted man : a novelThe constant gardener : a novelSmiley's peopleThe night manager : a novelOur kind of traitor