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  • Sphere (Special Edition)

    When a spaceship is found 1000 feet below the Pacific Ocean it is carbon dated to be over 400 years old. A crack team of scientist

  • Basic

    Academy Award(r) nominees John Travolta (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Pulp Fiction, 1994) and SamuelL. Jackson (Best Actor in a S

  • The Butterfly Effect (Infinifilm Edition)

    Butterfly Effect, The (DVD)Ashton Kutcher stars as a man who has lost track of time. From an early age, crucial

  • Prometheus

    Ridley Scott, director of "Alien" and "Blade Runner," returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundb

  • The Ninth Gate

    Johnny Depp unlocks the gates to hell in Roman Polanski's newest thriller. Depp stars as Dean Corso, an unscrupulous rare-book dea

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Mystery Authors

John LeCarre biography

 

 

John LeCarre

(1931 - )

David John Moore Cornwell was born on October 19, 1931 in Poole, Dorsetshire. By 1936 his mother had deserted him and his father had repeatedly been in and out of jail. He attended an English boarding school with his brother. In 1947 he staged a nervous breakdown to avoid being sent back to Sherborne. He attended Berne University in Switzerland. He received a degree in German literature and in modern languages from Oxford. From 1958 to 1963 he became a translator for five British prime ministers. He married a woman named Jane and had four sons. He currently has ten grandchildren.

Information source: wikipedia