Under his real name of David Cornwell, the future writer meets a man with a route into the spying game. Read by Stephen Boxer.
The life of John le Carre by Adam Sisman, is abridged for radio in five episodes by Katrin Williams:
2. Under his real name of David Cornwell, he leaves Sherbourne, goes to Bern and meets Joe Kraemer, who proves a route of sorts into the spying game.
Reader: Stephen Boxer.
Producer: Duncan Minshull.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2015.