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John Le Carré

John Le CarréAKA David John Moore Cornwell

Born: 19-Oct-1931
Birthplace: Poole, Dorset, England
Died: 12-Dec-2020
Location of death: Truro, Cornwall, England
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Spy Who Came In From the Cold

Member of the British Foreign Service 1959-64.

Father: Ronnie Cornwell (swindler)
Mother: (deserted the family when he was 5)
Wife: Ann Martin (m. 1954, div. 1971, three children)
Wife: Jane Eustace (m. 1974, one child)

    High School: Sherborne School
    University: German Literature, Berne University (studied 1948-49)
    University: Modern Languages, Lincoln College, Oxford University (1956)

    Edgar Allan Poe Award Grand Master (1984)
    Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Novel, for The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
    Traveled to the USSR 1987

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (5-Sep-2011) · Christmas Party Guest
    The Little Drummer Girl (19-Oct-1984)

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Author of books:
Call for the Dead (1961, novel)
A Murder of Quality (1962, novel)
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1963, novel)
The Looking-Glass War (1965, novel)
A Small Town in Germany (1968, novel)
The Naive and Sentimental Lover (1971, novel)
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (1974, novel)
The Honourable Schoolboy (1977, novel)
Smiley's People (1980, novel)
The Little Drummer Girl (1983, novel)
A Perfect Spy (1986, novel)
The Russia House (1989, novel)
The Secret Pilgrim (1991, novel)
The Night Manager (1993, novel)
Our Game (1995, novel)
The Tailor of Panama (1996, novel)
Single & Single (1999, novel)
The Constant Gardener (2001, novel)
Absolute Friends (2003, novel)
The Mission Song (2006, novel)
A Most Wanted Man (2008, novel)
Our Kind of Traitor (2010, novel)

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