epa08882872 (FILE) - A file picture dated 10 January 2007 shows British novelist John Le Carre, well known for his spy stories, following an interview in Barcelona, Spain (reissued 13 December 2020). According to media reports, John Le Carre has died aged 89.  EPA/GUIDO MANUILO *** Local Caption *** 50082296
John le Carre, who had been writing novels for almost 60 years, died last Saturday at the age of 89. EPA

John le Carre shone light on murky worlds