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Le Carré, John, britischer Schriftsteller (1931-2020).
Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.
Cornwall, 16. IV, 1987. 4to. 3 pp. Gedr. Briefkopf. Kuvert. An ?Carola v. Gästern?, die ihm wegen einer zu vermachenden Erbschaft schrieb ?In a word, I have a considerable fortune and no heir?: ?My postbag is not enormous, but it contains its fair share of the unexpected, the mischievous and, occasionally, the dounright mad! But I would prefer to think that your letter, by its tone and simplicity, means exactly what it says; and since life is short, and mistrust is so easy, I will respond in the same soin. I am fifty-five, my children mainly are off my hands; as I grow older my needs, I hope, become fewer. Writing has been good to me, and I am comfortably off. I intend to die at my desk, not in a Bath chair. But if your wishes are really as you describe, and remain so, then I would accept your legacy with gratitude + a great sense of responsibility, and try to use it as, from time to time, I have used my own resources: for modest intervention in deserving cases, and for adding a little style to other people?s lives. But also, of course, as your letter suggests, in order to continue my own life + work in freedom & security.? - Beiliegend ein Brief seines lit. Agenten zur Veröffentlichung des Schreibens. - Der Schriftsteller Winfried Bornemann (geb. 1944) ist bekannt für Bücher mit seinen Juxbriefen an Unternehmen, Prominente und Behörden samt deren Antwortschreiben. Das erste Buch ?Zu Schade ? zum Wegradieren?, das er zusammen mit seinem Schwager verfasste, enthält neben humorvollen Zeichnungen nur wenige dieser Briefe. Für das Buch ?Bornemanns lachende Erben? (1985) schrieb … [Click Below for Full Description]
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