Writing the Cold War: the works of John le Carré

Writing the Cold War: the works of John le Carré

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 19th Jun 2019

Talk and film screening
The novels of John le Carré have always sought to represent a seamier side to the world of espionage and the supposedly ‘glamorous’ life of a spy.
Here, Dr Sam Goodman explores what le Carré’s novels say about Britain and Britishness in a time of declining international authority, shifting global politics, and the shadow of the Cold War.
The talk will be followed by a free screening of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).
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2019-06-19 2019-06-19 Europe/London Writing the Cold War: the works of John le Carré Here, Dr Sam Goodman explores what le Carré’s novels say about Britain and Britishness in a time of declining international authority, shifting global politics, and the shadow of the Cold War. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/06/19/writing-the-cold-war-the-works-of-john-le-carr-195925 The National Archives,Bessant Drive,,London

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The National Archives,

Bessant Drive,
London,
TW9 4DU

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