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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Publisher Comments:

Hailed everywhere as a masterpiece of suspense, John le Carré's return to Africa is the story of Bruno Salvador (aka Salvo), the 25-year-old orphaned love child of an Irish missionary and a Congolese woman. Quickly rising to the top of his profession as an interpreter, Salvo is dispatched by British Intelligence to a top-secret meeting between Western financiers and East Congolese warlords, where he hears things not meant for his ears - and is forced to interpret matters never intended for his reawoken African conscience. By turns thriller, love story, and comic allegory of our times, THE MISSION SONG

Synopsis:

In his first novel set in Africa since "The Constant Gardener," le Carr, the master of the literary thriller, delivers the story of a young interpreter, who stumbles into the heart of an outrageous British plot. Now available in a tall Premium Edition.

About the Author

John le Carré's The Spy Who Came In from the Cold secured him a wide 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 Tailor of Panama, The Constant Gardener, and Absolute Friends.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316016766
Author:
Le Carre, John
Publisher:
Little Brown and Company
Author:
John le Carre
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
World politics
Subject:
Intelligence officers
Subject:
Spy stories
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Subject:
Espionage
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
7.54x4.23x1.22 in. .66 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In his first novel set in Africa since "The Constant Gardener," le Carr, the master of the literary thriller, delivers the story of a young interpreter, who stumbles into the heart of an outrageous British plot. Now available in a tall Premium Edition.
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