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John Le Carré

Novelist (19-Oct-1931 — 12-Dec-2020)


Myron J. Aronoff. The Spy Novels of John Le Carré. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 1999. 330pp.

Tony Barley. Taking Sides: The Fiction of John Le Carré. Open University Press. 1986. 192pp.

LynnDiane Beene. John Le Carré. New York: Twayne. 1992. 179pp.

Tod Hoffman. Le Carré's Landscape. McGill-Queens University Press. 2001. 304pp.

Lars Ole Sauerberg. Secret Agents in Fiction: Ian Fleming, John Le Carre, Len Deighton. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1984. 260pp.


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  7. New York Times Obituary [link]

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.407)

  9. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.129)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.873)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.144)

  12. Contemporary Novelists (pp.746-48)

  13. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.293)

  14. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.841-42)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.587)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.293)

  17. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.85)

  18. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.106)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.46)

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