October 5 2020 — During the 1950s and 1960s, David Cornwell — better known by the pen name John le Carré — worked for both the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence Service. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY
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Cornwell was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Honorable Schoolboy, and Smiley’s People.
His novels include The Little Drummer Girl, A Perfect Spy, The Russia House, Our Game, The Tailor of Panama, and Single & Single. He lives in Cornwall.
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