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David john moore cornwell born 19 october 1931, pen name john le carre, is a british author of espionage novels. Tinker tailor soldier spy 1974 the honourable schoolboy 1977. The karla trilogy by john le carre 3 primary works 4 total works in john le carres magnum opus, british spymaster george smiley squares off against his soviet nemesis, known only as karla, on a global stage that has become a moral gray zone. John le carre books biography and list of works author of. John le carre available for download and read online in other formats.
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