A fascinating chance to hear John le CarrÃtalk about his life and career, in a selection of interviews taken from the BBC radio and TV archive. John le CarrÃis a bestselling author whose books include and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. On this recording we hear - in his own words - about being brought up by his grandparents and feeling deserted by his mother and father. He talks about being creative as a means of escapism, by telling stories about his absent parents, as well as hating public school where he suffered severe beatings. We also hear about when he worked in the army as an interrogator and his experience working in British intelligence. He discusses creating Smiley - and working with Alec Guinness - and why he hides behind two names. He also mentions awards - and critics - and becoming a storyteller. Due to the age and nature of this archive material, the sound quality may vary.
Product InformationRunning Time: 1hrs 43min Publisher: AudioGO Ltd Series: In Their Own Words Number of CDs: 0 File Quality: MP3 (256 kbps) Release Date: 5/1/12 D/L ISBN: 9781445847405
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