John le Carré The Constant Gardener

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Frightening, heartbreaking and exquisitely calibrated, John le Carre's novel opens with the gruesome murder of the young and beautiful Tessa Quayle near Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya, the birthplace of mankind. Her putative African lover and travelling companion, a doctor with one of the aid agencies, has vanished from the scene of the crime.§Tessas husband, Justin, a career diplomat and amateur gardener at the British High Commission in Nairobi, sets out on a personal odyssey in pursuit of the killers and their motive. His quest takes him to the Foreign Office in London, across Europe and Canada and back to Africa, to the depths of South Sudan, and finally to the very spot where Tessa died. On his way he meets terror, violence, laughter, conspiracy and kowledge. But his greatest discovery is the woman he barely had time to love. (Quelle:'Audio-Kassette')
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    The Constant Gardener
    DaniW

    DaniW

    17. November 2015 um 03:54

    The strong-minded, passionate rights activist Tessa Quayle has discovered too much about corruption in Nairobi. Her husband, Justin Quayle, sets out on a riveting journey to find his beloved wife's killers. Along the way he makes some horrifying discoveries... Le Carre's suspenseful novel of the intrigues of the pharmaceutical industry in Africa is a gripping, yet poignant story right up through the 566th page.

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