A Most Wanted Man (Paperback)
Scribner Book Company, 9781476740140, 323pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2014
October 2008 Indie Next List
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Praise For A Most Wanted Man…
"Le Carré's ... secret agents exist in a world of stalemate, moral compromise, ambiguity and betrayal... Like his books, le Carré is a mix of unblinking realism and hopeful humanism."
-- Jill Lawless, Associated Press
"What le Carré has always done terrifically is to capture the nuances of the spying game. His spooks are wonderful... In A Most Wanted Man you are, unlike the modern world, in thrillingly deft, safe hands."
-- The Guadian (UK)
-- Library Journal
"This is le Carré's strongest, most powerful novel... Extraordinary."
-- Alan Furst, New York Times Book Review (cover review)
"Astounding, nearly perfect ... beautifully paced, awesomely crafted ... desperately readable"
-- John Freeman, San Francisco Chronicle
"Intricately plotted, beautifully written, propulsive, morally engaged, but timely as today's headlines.... The protagonists are brilliantly drawn."
-- Tim Rutten, Los Angeles Times
"An instant classic... A provocative and incendiary ending that only le Carré, the master, can pull off."
-- USA Today
"As sharp as he ever was.... Le Carre ... remains a class above his neighbors on the bestseller list."
-- Jeffrey Westhoff, Chicago Sun-Times
"Breaks notable new ground... Le Carré's dialogue has snap, rhythm and wit... immaculate timing."
-- Peter Wolfe, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Turn the pages slowly, because an era is passing, and with it, an illuminating view of the troubled keepers of an uneasy peace."
-- James F. Sweeney, Cleveland Plain Dealer