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New ​spies with new loyalties, old spies with old ones; terror as the new mantra; decent people wanting to do good but caught in the moral maze; all the sound, rational reasons for doing the inhuman thing; the recognition that we cannot safely love or pity and remain good „patriots” – this is the fabric of John le Carré's fiercely compelling and current novel A Most Wanted Man. A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse around his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career – or safety. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts the incongruous Tommy Brue, the sixty-year-old scion of Brue Frères, a failing British bank based in Hamburg. Annabel, Issa and Brue form an… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2008

Penguin, London, 2021
368 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 9780241337288
Penguin, London, 2018
368 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780241322420
Sceptre, UK, 2011
374 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780340977088

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'I loathe weddings. I consider them unnatural and insulting. Every time I attend one, I see another good woman go to the wall.'
'How about the poor bloody groom?'
'As far as I’m concerned, the poor bloody groom is the wall.'

102. oldal, 5. fejezet (Hodder & Stoughton, 2008)

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