Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy author John Le Carré dies at 89

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

john le carre, author, tinker tailor solider spy, dies

John Le Carré, thriller writer most famous for stories of cold war intrigue, has passed away at the age of 89. His family confirmed the news of his passing on Sunday and stated that he had died of pneumonia at the Royal Cornwall Hospital on Saturday night. “We all deeply grieve his passing,” they wrote in a statement.

Le Carré gained notoriety for his novels such as "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold", "The Night Manager", and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." Most of his works were made into television series, movies, and more, with actors Richard Burton, Alec Guinness, Ralph Fiennes, and Gary Oldman among those given the honor of playing Le Carré roles.

Source: Deadline

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