Il romanziere di spionaggio più venduto John Le Carré muore a 89

Lo scrittore di spionaggio britannico più venduto David Cornwell — conosciuto nel mondo come John Le Carré — è morto sabato alle 89, secondo il suo agente letterario.

Cornwell’s family said in a statement that he died from pneumonia. è sopravvissuto a sua moglie, Jane, and four sons.
I represented David for almost 15 anni. I have lost a mentor, an inspiration and most importantly, a friend,” said Jonny Geller, CEO of literary agency The Curtis Brown Group. “We will not see his like again.
John Le Carré at his desk at home in August 1974.

Described by Geller as theundisputed Giant of English literature,” Le Carré wrote 26 books that have been published in over 50 countries and 40 le lingue, according to his official website.
    Le Carré as born in 1931 and attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. He also served briefly in British Intelligence during the Cold War.
      His most famous works spanned some six decades and includedThe Spy Who Came In Form the Cold,” which was published in 1963 and made Le Carréthe most famous spy writer in the world,” Geller said.
      Le Carré also wroteTinker Tailor Solider Spy” e “A Most Wanted Man,” which were made into blockbuster movies.




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