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  • Tinker tailor soldier spy author John LeCarre has died at age 89.

  • The novelist was known for casting a critical eye on Cold War spies after his own spell in the British intelligence service.

  • The Caray born David Cornwell, died on Saturday evening in southwestern England after a short bout of pneumonia, his family announced in a statement.

  • He was survived by his wife, Jane, and four sons.

  • Like Corey's agent said in a statement, His like will never be seen again, and his loss will be felt by every book lover, everyone interested in the human condition.

  • In Hiss spy novels, Licorice challenged common views about the Cold War by depicting corruption and incompetence in the British intelligence service.

  • Character symbolized relationships between nations.

  • There were no heroes, but rather betrayals between Washington, D.

  • C.

  • Moscow, Berlin and London, one of Licorice character said in his most famous works, the Karla trilogy.

  • It's not a shooting war anymore.

  • That's the trouble.

  • It's gray half angels fighting half devils.

  • No one knows where the lines are.

  • His later works took aim at the United States dominated world order, particularly in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

  • Late career was credited by the Oxford English Dictionary with introducing spy terms such as Mole, honey pot and pavement artist.

  • His novels garnered a wide audience, even unexpectedly former spies and Cold War leaders.

Tinker tailor soldier spy author John LeCarre has died at age 89.

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