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A most wanted man

a novel

by John Le CarrГ©

  • 310 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009,
  • Intelligence officers,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Le Carré
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6112 .E33 M67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination323 p. ;
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26336183M
    ISBN 101416594892
    ISBN 109781416594895
    OCLC/WorldCa429915132

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    Get this from a library! A most wanted man: a novel. [John Le Carré] -- A half-starved young Russian man claiming to be a devout Muslim, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, and a sixty-year-old scion of a failing British bank based in Hamburg form an unlikely.   Meanwhile, scenting a sure kill in the "War on Terror," the rival spies of three nations converge upon the innocents. Thrilling, compassionate, peopled with characters the reader never wants to let go, A Most Wanted Man is a work of deep humanity with uncommon relevance to our times.- and a triangle of impossible loves is : John Le Carre.

      An inescapable melancholy pervades the espionage film “A Most Wanted Man,” a smart, bluntly effective adaptation of John le Carré’s post-9/11 political passion play about good, evil and the. Thrilling, compassionate, peopled with characters the reader never wants to let go, A Most Wanted Man is a work of deep humanity and uncommon relevance to our times.


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His books just get better and better, and A Most Wanted Man is brilliant, right on the money, timely, apt, absorbing, eminently readable and thoroughly gripping, right from the first page. Le Carre seems to respect his readership, using fabulous, flowing language, convoluted plot lines and understated 'reveals'/5().

His books just get better and better, and A Most Wanted Man is brilliant, right on the money, timely, apt, absorbing, eminently readable and thoroughly gripping, right from the first page. Le Carre seems to respect his readership, using fabulous, flowing language, convoluted plot lines and understated 'reveals'.Cited by: 9.

A Most Wanted Man is a very striking novel about people trying to live their lives in a world that was changed after I knew of his legacy, and I had seen The Constant Gardener (a film I quite enjoyed, though that was partly because of the gorgeous cinematography), but that was about it/5.

This “beautifully written, propulsive timely as today’s headlines” (Los Angeles Times) bestselling novel about spies in the War on Terror is “le Carré’s strongest, most powerful novel extraordinary” (The New York Times Book Review).

A Most Wanted Man is also a major motion picture starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, and Robin Wright/5(75). “A Most Wanted Man” is the story of a young fugitive, half Chechen, half Russian, who shows up in the German port city of Hamburg, in its way also damaged by.

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Based on John le Carré's novel, A MOST WANTED MAN is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to /10(K).

A Most Wanted Man is a espionage thriller film based on the novel of the same name by John le Carré, directed by Anton Corbijn and written by Andrew Bovell.

The film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Daniel Brühl and Nina by: Herbert Grönemeyer. In A Most Wanted Man, such vulnerabilities are ruthlessly exploited. The novel's centre, the damaged young man known as Issa (whose name, significantly, is an analogue of Jesus), becomes a kind of blank screen for the hopes, fears and desires of the banker, the lawyer and the spy.

A Most Wanted Man–Book Review. Introduction. This book took me awhile to read and I feel like its pacing is really sharp for the kind of story being told.

The more universal term I think would be used for this book would be as a spy thriller. This book is an espionage thriller. The difference between the two would be a game of fast paced. A Most Wanted Man Critics Consensus.

Smart, subtle, and steadily absorbing, A Most Wanted Man proves once again that John le Carre books make for sharp, thoughtful thrillers%. A Most Wanted Man picks up the al-Qaeda theme but roots it in one of le Carré's old stamping grounds - Hamburg, where he served as a political consul in his Foreign Office : Harry Mount.

A MOST WANTED MAN is many things in addition to being a strong polemic presented in fiction and represents the rage he seems to feel about how the West is fighting against Islamic terrorism. But regardless of how le Carré expresses his personal politics in his novels, one thing has remained a constant in his work: his honesty.

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Editorial Reviews. Günther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman), the main character of Anton Corbijn's John Le Carré adaptation A Most Wanted Man, is a post-9/11 operative in a sub-rosa Hamburg counterterrorism agency functions as a kind of loose cannon -- it flies beneath the public and media radars, and operates independently of the GSG-9, the formal German governmental unit Brand: Lions Gate.

Books to Read Before the Summer Blockbuster Movies Come Out Some of our all-time favorite novels and memoirs are about to have their debuts as films. Here's what. A couple of months ago, prepping for a movie review, I read le Carré’s excellent late novel, “A Most Wanted Man” ().

The toughness and complexity of that book. A Most Wanted Man is le Carré's 21st book, and another winner. Why we think of this man as a popular novelist, still less a thriller writer, is beyond me: he's a subversive tragedian, selling us.

Thrilling, compassionate, peopled with characters the reader never wants to let go, A Most Wanted Man is a work of deep humanity and uncommon relevance to our times. (From the publisher.) See the movie with Philip Seymour Hoffman (his last film).

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