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Five films based on John le Carre's work

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If you love spy novels, then you must know the name of John le Carre. He's an author that rivaled Ian Fleming in the 60s and still in this age has mastered tales, most recently he wrote, "A Delicate Truth." Le Carre gave the masses gritty tales about the life of spies.

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One of his most famous works undoubtedly has to be "The Spy Who Came in the from the Cold," but his others are just as mesmerizing. "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," is another work of his that many have hailed as the best piece of spy fiction.

It's no doubt on why directors have wanted to make his works into movies. This list looks at five of his works that got turned into movies. While some of the movies that were made don't always rival the original work, they do make for fun viewing pleasure. His works also have been turned into TV movies like the wonderful adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Solider Spy" with the one and only Alec Guinness.

These five picks though are some good movies. So spy and le Carre fans take a look.


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