John le Carre: Sole survivors

“Coming home from very lonely places, all of us go a little mad: whether from great personal success, or just an all-night drive, we are the sole survivors of a world no one else has ever seen.”
John le Carre, “The Chancellor Who Agreed To Play Spy, in The New York Times, May 8, 1974.

English: John le Carré at the "Zeit Forum...

English: John le Carré at the “Zeit Forum Kultur” in Hamburg on November 10th 2008. Deutsch: John le Carré beim “Zeit Forum Kultur” in Hamburg am 10. November 2008. Français : John le Carré au “Zeit Forum Kultur” de Hambourg le 10 novembre 2008. Italiano: John le Carré al “Zeit Forum Kultur” di Amburgo il 10 novembre 2008. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)