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Now a major motion picture from Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of City of God

The Constant Gardener is a magnificent exploration of the new world order by one of the most compelling and elegant storytellers of our time. The novel opens in northern Kenya with the gruesome murder of Tessa Quayle--young, beautiful, and dearly beloved to husband Justin. 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 among his own colleagues, but a target for Tessa's killers as well.

A master chronicler of the betrayals of ordinary people caught in political conflict, John le Carre 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.

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The young and beautiful Tessa Quayle has been horribly murdered on the shores of Lake Turkana. Her putative African lover has disappeared, and her husband, Justin, a career diplomat and amateur gardener, sets out on a personal odyssey in pursuit of the killers and their motive.

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ISBN:
9780340733370
Publisher:
HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION
Location:
N
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20010104
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
160 x 241 in.

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Product details 456 pages HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION - English 9780340733370 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The young and beautiful Tessa Quayle has been horribly murdered on the shores of Lake Turkana. Her putative African lover has disappeared, and her husband, Justin, a career diplomat and amateur gardener, sets out on a personal odyssey in pursuit of the killers and their motive.
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