The influence of story

John le Carré and Burmese democracy fighter Aung San Suu Kyi both received honorary degrees from Oxford in 2012. In the speech she gave, Aung San Suu Kyi said, “When I was under house arrest, I was also helped by the books of John le Carré. . . . They were a journey into the wider world. Not the wider world just of other countries, but of thoughts and ideas.”

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