The Constant Gardener

July 27, 2010|
The Constant Gardener by John Le Carré
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM FOCUS FEATURES, STARRING RALPH FIENNES AND RACHEL WEISZ

Tessa Quayle-young, beautiful, and dearly beloved to husband Justin-is gruesomely murdered in northern Kenya. When Justin sets out on a personal odyssey to uncover the mystery of her death, what he finds could make him not only a suspect but also a target for Tessa's killers.

A master chronicler of the betrayals of ordinary people caught in political conflict, John le Carré portrays the dark side of unbridled capitalism as only he can. In The Constant Gardener he tells a compelling, complex story of a man elevated through tragedy as Justin Quayle-amateur gardener, aging widower, and ineffectual bureaucrat-discovers his own natural resources and the extraordinary courage of the woman he barely had time to love.


 

John le Carré was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Honourable Schoolboy; and Smiley’s People. His recent novels include The Constant Gardener, Absolute Friends, The Mission Song, ...
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Title:The Constant GardenerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:504 pages, 8.22 X 5.25 X 1.36 inShipping dimensions:504 pages, 8.22 X 5.25 X 1.36 inPublished:July 27, 2010Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143171070

ISBN - 13:9780143171072

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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