The Tailor of Panama by John Le Carre

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From the critically acclaimed, best-selling author of Our Game and The Night Manager comes an action-packed new thriller, set in Panama, that come straight from the pages of today's current news media. 300,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. BOMC & QPB Main.
 

About John Le Carre

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John le Carré was born in 1931. After attending the universities of Berne and Oxford, he taught at Eton and spent five years in the British Foreign Service. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, his third book, secured him a worldwide reputation. He divides his time between England and the Continent.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by Alfred A. Knopf.
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Education & Reference, Horror. Fiction

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The Guardian

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Up until The Tailor of Panama, the only successful film adaptation of Le Carre was The Spy Who Came In From The Cold, a brilliant Cold War thriller and a rare example of a film equalling the intensity and power of its source novel.

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Publishers Weekly

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A former tailor is blackmailed into supplying information to British intelligence about the Panama Canal.

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Publishers Weekly

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The many and various talents of le Carré give this new audio version of his 1996 novel more than enough reasons for approval.

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Entertainment Weekly

With the Cold War folded up and put away, John le Carré has sent his 16th novel, The Tailor of Panama, to follow in the black-comic footsteps of Graham Greene's Our Man in Havana (as he notes in the acknowledgments).

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Common Sense Media

Osnard decides to blackmail tailor Harry Pendel (Geoffrey Rush), who knows a lot of secrets and eventually folds and give Osnard the information he wants about government corruption.

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Spirituality & Practice

This six-hour BBC production of John le Carre's bestselling 1974 novel is a compelling portrait of the spy business and what the author has called "British social attitudes and vanities."

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The Missoulian

HELENA — Two billionaire brothers who made a fortune in the fracking industry and have begun buying up eastern Montana land were the top donor… VICTOR – Kyle Ball scored 36 points to help Victor rally past Seeley-Swan 49-44 in District 13-C boys’ basketball ...

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Curtis Brown

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