John Le Carre

John Le Carre

English writer, author of spy novels.
The cold war provided the perfect excuse for Western governments to plunder and exploit the Third World in the name of freedom; to rig its elections, bribe its politicians, appoint its tyrants and, by every sophisticated means of persuasion and interference, stunt the emergence of young democracies in the name of democracy.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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. That's the saddest thing of all, because they're locked up and no one else can make them.More John Le Carre quotes [02/02/2012 08:02:22]
People are very secretive - secret even from themselves.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't think that there are very many good writers who don't live without a sense of tension. If they haven't got one immediately available to them, then they usually manage to manufacture it in their private lives.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
America has entered one of its periods of historic madness, but this is the worst I can remember.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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