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Title: Pigeon Tunnel, The
Authors: Le Carre, John
Genre: Non Fiction
Pages: 307
Year: 2016
Publisher: Penguin Books
Language: English
Description: The blurred lines of fiction and faction are given full reign in this collection of 38 vignettes from espionage storyteller John le Carre. Building on his own experiences as a young man in the British secret services, his extensive research for his novels involved exposure to exotic locales and characters and meeting with illustrious movers and shakers over the last several decades. From meeting with Margaret Thatcher, Yasser Arafat and heads of the KGB or visiting Beirut, Rwanda or a desert prison in the Negev, these people and places are vividly portrayed.

This book is a fascinating and enjoyable glimpse into a writer's creative journey, acutely observed and recounted with the wry humour of its genial host.
Categories: Non fiction, Biography, Adventure/Exploration, 2019 Titles

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