He noted the difficulty of finding out what Miss Park was like, pointing out, "She was a spy and spies are careful."
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"I'm a liar," John le Carre explained to Adam Sisman, his biographer. "Born to lying, bred to it, trained to it by an industry that lies for a living, practiced in it as a novelist."
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