The Night Manager - John le Carré

The Night Manager

By John le Carré

  • Release Date: 1994-06-01
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
4 Score: 4 (From 52 Ratings)
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  • Description

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • Now an AMC Miniseries

    John le Carré, the legendary author of sophisticated spy thrillers, is at the top of his game in this classic novel of a world in chaos. With the Cold War over, a new era of espionage has begun. In the power vacuum left by the Soviet Union, arms dealers and drug smugglers have risen to immense influence and wealth. The sinister master of them all is Richard Onslow Roper, the charming, ruthless Englishman whose operation seems untouchable. Slipping into this maze of peril is Jonathan Pine, a former British soldier who’s currently the night manager of a posh hotel in Zurich. Having learned to hate and fear Roper more than any man on earth, Pine is willing to do whatever it takes to help the agents at Whitehall bring him down—and personal vengeance is only part of the reason why.

    Praise for The Night Manager

    “A splendidly exciting, finely told story . . . masterly in its conception.”The New York Times Book Review

    “Intrigue of the highest order.”Chicago Sun-Times

    “Richly detailed and rigorously researched . . . Le Carré’s gift for building tension through character has never been better realized.”People

    “Grimly fascinating, often nerve-wracking, and impossible to put down.”Boston Herald

    Reviews

    • le Carre's prose is poetry

      5
      By T. Dipu
      John le Carre is undoubtedly a spellbinder and a writer with true literary gifts. Dark ominous power games with lust, timely executed with an enthralling journey. He presents a cerebral, articulate and stimulating story rich in intelligent, colourful dialogues and descriptive details. John le Carre's prose is poetry. The characterisations, even of minor figures, are executed with great credibility and craftsmanship. One of those books you cannot put down until you come to the end! All the requisite visceral actions but also with plenty to challenge even the most alert of intellects.
    • The Night Manager

      1
      By Tullybelly
      I don't get it. The Spy who Came in from the Cold was a classic. Why write such garbage now?

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