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Seven Ate Nine?

by M.G. Siegler


Ex-British spy on leading a "double life" as a famous author

60 Minutes tracked down David Cornwell -- aka John le Carré -- and actually got him to sit down for an interview. He lives, appropriately, in a remote cliff-side location in Cornwall, England:

I guess the other thing to say about this place, which is very important to me, is that the Cornish don't give a damn for celebrity. If they even know what I do they haven't read it. Or if they have read it, they make a point of not being impressed by it. And that is enormously soothing. Not a head turns in the street when I walk by.


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