👍 John le Carré, author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, dies aged 89

Liked John le Carré, author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, dies aged 89 (theguardian.com)

The consistent love of his life was writing, “scribbling away like a man in hiding at a poky desk”.

“Out of the secret world I once knew I have tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit,” he wrote. “First comes the imagining, then the search for reality. Then back to the imagining, and to the desk where I’m sitting now.”

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