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The constant gardener : a novel

Autor: John Le Carré
Editora: New York : Scribner, [2001] ©2001
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Frightening, heartbreaking, and exquisitely calibrated, John le Carre's new novel opens with the gruesome murder of the young and beautiful Tessa Quayle near northern Kenya's Lake Turkana, the birthplace of mankind. Her putative African lover and traveling companion, a doctor with one of the aid agencies, has vanished from the scene of the crime. Tessa's much older husband, Justin, a career diplomat at the British  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE STORIES
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Le Carré, John, 1931-
Constant gardener.
New York : Scribner, ©2001
(OCoLC)606480175
Tipo de Material: Ficção, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento Livro, Recursos de internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: John Le Carré
ISBN: 0743215052 9780743215053 9781416503903 1416503900
Número OCLC: 45320514
Descrição: 492 pages ; 25 cm
Responsabilidade: John le Carré.
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Featuring his strongest heroine since "The Russia House", le Carre's "The Constant Gardener" combines the international suspense of his Cold War thrillers with the exotic romanticism of "The Little  Ler mais...

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por tjdickey (Usuário WorldCat publicado 2007-10-17) Muito Bom Permalink
Ripped from the headlines, but before they were headlines (think Merck, and Vioxx)... Le Carre gives a potent indictment of the pharmaceutical industry, in the context of a love story, and of one man's effort to discover (too late) the courage and deeply human beauty of his murdered wife.
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