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The Constant Gardener A Novel by John le CarrГ©

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Published by Scribner .
Written in English


  • Political,
  • Fiction - Espionage / Thriller,
  • Fiction,
  • Espionage/Intrigue,
  • Fiction / Movie or Television Tie-In

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7947989M
ISBN 100743262433
ISBN 109780743262439

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Feb 20,  · In The Constant Gardener, for example, there is the ubiquitous presence of the Three Bees company, its products oddly noticed in passing. It will turn out to . The Constant Gardener () by John le Carre begins as an appalling murder mystery, develops into a harrowing investigation of big pharmaceutical companies and their seemingly humanitarian but actually pernicious activities in third world countries like Africa (aided and abetted by similarly superficially altruistic but fundamentally greedy. The Constant Gardener Critics Consensus. The Constant Gardener is a smart, gripping, and suspenseful thriller with rich performances from the leads. Ever respectful of the le Carre book 83%. Pain observed is journalistic pain. It’s diplomatic pain. It’s television pain, over as soon as you switch off your beastly set. Those who watch suffering and do nothing about it, in her book, were little better than those who inflicted it. They were the bad Samaritans.” ― John le Carré, The Constant Gardener.