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John le Carré, Absolute Friends

April 12th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Boeken Maarten | Comments Off on John le Carré, Absolute Friends

John le Carré, Absolute Friends

Ted Mundy, British soldier’s son born 1947 in a shining new independent Pakistan, and Sasha, refugee son of an East German Lutheran pastor, first become friends as students in riot-torn West Berlin of the late Sixties. They meet again in the grimy looking-glass of Cold War espionage and, most terribly, in today’s unipolar world of terror, counter-terror and the war of lies.

John le Carré, The Mission Song

November 30th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Engelse literatuur, English texts | Comments Off on John le Carré, The Mission Song

From time to time I like to read something easy. You more or less know what to expect. In this context, le Carré is one of my favourites. This year I also read his The Constant Gardener. What really differentiates this kind of literature — like thrillers, whodunits, etc — from ‘literary’ literature is that […]

John le Carré, The Constant Gardener

April 30th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Engelse literatuur, English texts, mensenrechten | Comments Off on John le Carré, The Constant Gardener

I buy books, I read them, and sometimes I go to the movies to see a film based on one of the novels I’ve read. Here it was the other way round. I saw the movie twice and then bought le Carré’s book. Because I know that he is a very fine storyteller. And indeed […]

John le Carré, Call for the Dead

January 1st, 2001  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on John le Carré, Call for the Dead

John le Carré, Call for the Dead

Call for the Dead John le Carré taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Sceptregedrukt: 2000verworven: 2001bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 0340766468verworven via: Amazon One of my favourite John le Carré novels. A fine combination of espionage thriller and whodunnit.

John le Carré, A Murder of Quality

January 1st, 2001  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on John le Carré, A Murder of Quality

John le Carré, A Murder of Quality

A Murder of Quality John le Carré taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Sceptreeerste editie: gedrukt: 2000verworven: 2001bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 0340766476verworven via: Amazon More by John le Carré.

John le Carré, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

January 1st, 2001  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on John le Carré, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

John le Carré, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold John le Carré taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Coroneteerste editie: gedrukt: 2000verworven: 2001bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 0340513071verworven via: Amazon

John le Carré, Smiley’s People

January 1st, 2001  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on John le Carré, Smiley’s People

John le Carré, Smiley’s People

Smiley’s People John le Carré taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Sceptreeerste editie: gedrukt: 1999verworven: 2001bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 0340739622verworven via: Amazon

John le Carré, De ondraaglijke vrede

January 1st, 1995  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on John le Carré, De ondraaglijke vrede

John le Carré, De ondraaglijke vrede

Hoewel het hier weer om spionage draait – hét thema van le Carré – is dit geen fictie. Jean-Louis Jeanmaire, een Zwitzers militair rechter, heeft gegevens doorgespeeld aan een Sovjetspion. Waarom? Na zijn gevangenistijd wil hij zijn verhaal kwijt en aan wie beter dan aan le Carré?

John le Carré, A Small Town in Germany

January 1st, 1990  |  by  |  published in weggegeven boeken | Comments Off on John le Carré, A Small Town in Germany

A Small Town in Germany John le Carré taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Heinemanneerste editie: gedrukt: 1968verworven: 1990bindwijze: gebondenisbn: verworven via: More by John le Carré



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