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The pigeon tunnel : stories from my life

Author: John Le Carré
Publisher: [London] : Viking, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Out of the secret world I once knew, I have tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit. First comes the imagining, then the search for reality. Then back to the imagining, and to the desk where I'm sitting now.' From his years serving in British Intelligence during the Cold War, to a career as a writer that took him from war-torn Cambodia to Beirut on the cusp of the 1982 Israeli invasion, to Russia  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: John Le Carré; John Le Carré
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Le Carré
ISBN: 9780241257555 0241257557 9780241976876 0241976871
OCLC Number: 958289642
Description: viii, 310 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: John Le Carré.

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