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The Tailor of Panama: A Novel

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Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Pub. Date:
2015
Language:
English
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Legacy of Spies and The Night Manager, now an AMC miniseries He is Harry Pendel: Exclusive tailor to Panama's most powerful men. Informant to British Intelligence. The perfect spy in a country rife with corruption and revolution. What his "handlers" don't realize is that Harry has a hidden agenda of his own. Deceiving his friends, his wife, and practically himself, he'll weave a plot so fabulous it exceeds his own vivid imagination. But when events start to spin out of control, Harry is suddenly in over his head—thrown into a lethal maze of politics and espionage, with unthinkable consequences. . . . Praise for The Tailor of Panama"Entertaining . . . a riotous, readable novel . . . A worthy successor to Graham Greene's most wicked entertainments."The New York Times"Riveting . . . Le Carré has cut another masterpiece."Los Angeles Times "What makes le Carré the reigning grand master of espionage fiction? . . . Craft, certainly; he maintains an almost magnificent control of material, pace, dialogue, characterization."The Baltimore Sun "Brilliant . . . Le Carré remains fair in front of his field, a startlingly up-to-date storyteller who writes as well about the shadows around the power elite as anyone alive."Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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9781101968338
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He is Harry Pendel: Exclusive tailor to Panama's most powerful men. Informant to British Intelligence. The perfect spy in a country rife with corruption and revolution. What his "handlers" don't realize is that Harry has a hidden agenda of his own. Deceiving his friends, his wife, and practically himself, he'll weave a plot so fabulous it exceeds his own vivid imagination. But when events start to spin out of control, Harry is suddenly in over his head—thrown into a lethal maze of politics and espionage, with unthinkable consequences. . . .
Praise for The Tailor of Panama
"Entertaining . . . a riotous, readable novel . . . A worthy successor to Graham Greene's most wicked entertainments."The New York Times
"Riveting . . . Le Carré has cut another masterpiece."Los Angeles Times
"What makes le Carré the reigning grand master of espionage fiction? . . . Craft, certainly; he maintains an almost magnificent control of material, pace, dialogue, characterization."The Baltimore Sun
"Brilliant . . . Le Carré remains fair in front of his field, a startlingly up-to-date storyteller who writes as well about the shadows around the power elite as anyone alive."Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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