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The Tailor of Panama

The Tailor of Panama

Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
SKU: 9780241337233
R 320,00
'A work of rare brilliance' The Times Charmer, fabulist and tailor to Panama's rich and powerful, Harry Pendel loves to tell stories. But when the British spy Andrew Osnard - a man of large appetites, for women, information and above all money - walks into his shop, Harry's fantastical inventions take on a life of their own. Soon he finds himself out of his depth in an international game he can never hope to win. Le Carre's savage satire on the espionage trade is set in a corrupt uni
'A work of rare brilliance' The Times Charmer, fabulist and tailor to Panama's rich and powerful, Harry Pendel loves to tell stories. But when the British spy Andrew Osnard - a man of large appetites, for women, information and above all money - walks into his shop, Harry's fantastical inventions take on a life of their own. Soon he finds himself out of his depth in an international game he can never hope to win. Le Carre's savage satire on the espionage trade is set in a corrupt universe without heroes or honour, where the innocent are collateral damage and treachery plays out as tragic farce. 'A tour de force in which almost every convention of the classic spy novel is violated' The New York Times Book Review
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780241337233
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) John Le Carre
Publication Date 2020-07-30
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 448
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 197 X 121 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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'A work of rare brilliance' The Times Charmer, fabulist and tailor to Panama's rich and powerful, Harry Pendel loves to tell stories. But when the British spy Andrew Osnard - a man of large appetites, for women, information and above all money - walks into his shop, Harry's fantastical inventions take on a life of their own. Soon he finds himself out of his depth in an international game he can never hope to win. Le Carre's savage satire on the espionage trade is set in a corrupt universe without heroes or honour, where the innocent are collateral damage and treachery plays out as tragic farce. 'A tour de force in which almost every convention of the classic spy novel is violated' The New York Times Book Review
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780241337233
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) John Le Carre
Publication Date 2020-07-30
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 448
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 197 X 121 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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