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John LeCarre
(1931-____) born on
Oct 19
English novelist. He made George Smiley, antithesis of James Bond, famous in "Call from the Dead," 1962; also wrote "Little Drummer Girl," 1983 and "Perfect Spy," 1986.
         
   
F
The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. But neither, in my experience, do we ever reach a plane of detachment regarding our parents, however wise and old we may become. To pretend otherwise is to cheat.

R
I move my lips when I read -- I'm painfully slow -- so I like really good English.
A
A committee is an animal with four back legs.
N
"You should have died when I killed you."
K
Love is whatever you can still betray ... Betrayal can only happen if you love.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Book-of-the-Month Club News," May 1986.
R: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
A: Smiley, in "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," pt. 3, ch. 34, 1974.
N: Lines for a bureaucrat speaking to a reassigned agent. "A Perfect Spy," 1986.
K: "A Perfect Spy," 1986.
   


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