John Le Carré’s
pen name is perhaps the greatest and most enduring of his inventions. Born
David Cornwell, he wrote his first three novels while serving as an MI6
Intelligence Officer, leaving only when The
Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1963) brought him sustaining success. The
alias was a proviso of his spymasters, who were happy for him to fictionalize
he secret world rather than expose it in more literal ways.
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