December 13th local time, the BBC reported that John Le Carré, a famous British spy novelist, died of pneumonia on the evening of the 12th at the age of 89. The report pointed out that he was not infected with the novel coronavirus.
John Le Carré, born David Cornwell, was born on October 19, 1931 in the coastal town of Poole, England.
Le Carré is known as a master of spy novels.
In 1963, he became famous for his third book Berlin Spy, and established his position as a master of literature.
Le Carré has won many literary awards in his life, including the Poe Award of the American Mystery Writers Association in 1965, the Maugham Award in the United Kingdom in 1964, and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Crime Writers Association of the United Kingdom in 1988.
Many of his works, such as The Berlin Spy, The Potmaker, the Tailor, the Soldier, the Spy, The Night Manager, etc. have been successfully adapted into a movie or TV series.