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  1. The Constant Gardener

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Constant Gardener by John le Carre Hodder, $101 This being a John le Carre novel, there's good versus evil and lots of intrigue into which complex characters are woven. Rather than the usual cold war setting, however, the action unfolds in Kenya. At the start, readers are shown a reserved cuckold in minor British diplomat Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes ...

  2. The Mission Song

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Mission Song by John le Carre Hodder, HK$115 The Mission Song recalls The Constant Gardener in several ways: it centres on Africa and employs a didactic approach that allows John le Carre to air political viewpoints that sometimes places the book on a lectern and its readers on pews. That isn't to say it isn't enjoyable. In his 20th novel, ...

  3. Absolute Friends

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by John Fox

    ... John Fox Absolute Friends by John le Carre Hodder and Stoughton $250 The end of the cold war presaged the end of the genre that John le Carre mastered through his George Smiley series. In the years since, le Carre has turned to the break-up of the Soviet Union (Our Game), law and order in Russia (Single & Single), supposed espionage in Central America (The Tailor Of Panama) ...

  4. A Most Wanted Man

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Douglas Kerr

    ... Douglas Kerr by John le Carre Hodder & Stoughton, HK$285 Who wants him? Everyone, it seems. For a start, he is an illegal immigrant so the Swedish, Danish and German authorities want him extradited. He has escaped from prison in Turkey and before that from Russia where his torturers have not finished with him so they want him back. As a suspected Chechen separatist ...



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