A few weeks back I wrote about books that John Le Carré has either introduced or recommended.
I’ve found two more Le Carré books that either have a JlC written introduction or essay. There was also a recent le Carré blurb.
England’s Glory Text by Gareth Huw Davies, Photos by Various – 8 page introduction to the book by JlC. “Meanwhile, our most ancient birthright – our land – is being stolen from beneath our noses. Not by an invading army. But by devolved powers. By neglect. By loophole. By apathy and want of a commanding central vision. By faceless men in secret conclave. But finally, I am afraid, by ourselves, who have too often failed to exercise the ancient rights and freedoms that were won for us by our noisier forebears, and still have to be fought for every day.”
22 ideas that saved the English countryside by Peter Waine and Oliver Hilliam – Introduction to the chapter on Preservation by JlC. “[A]gainst the endless drip-drop of smaller violations that will over time will cause just as much damage to our beloved countryside we become almost powerless. In this war of attrition the energy is everywhere.”
East West Street by Philippe Sands – Blurb by JlC. “A monumental achievement…a profoundly personal account of the origins of crimes against humanity and genocide, told with love, anger and precision.”