John Le Carre

John Le Carre

English writer, author of spy novels.
The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. But neither, in my experience, do we ever reach a plane of detachment regarding our parents, however wise and old we may become. To pretend otherwise is to cheat.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But neither, in my experience, do we ever reach a plane of detachment regarding our parents, however wise and old we may become.More John Le Carre quotes [02/02/2012 08:02:55]
I made a series of wrong decisions about moderately recent books, and I've sold the rights to studios for ridiculous amounts of money and the films have never been made. More John Le Carre quotes [02/01/2012 03:02:14]
I guess you could say that, at 65, when you've seen the world shape up as I have, there are only two things you can do: laugh or kill yourself.More John Le Carre quotes [02/02/2012 08:02:27]
America has entered one of its periods of historical madness, but this is the worst I can remember: worse than McCarthyism, worse than the Bay of Pigs and in the long term potentially more disastrous than the Vietnam War.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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