London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2001. [Thriller] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.508. Publisher's blue cloth hardback, brown endpapers, in pictorial dust-wrapper priced at £16.99. A clean, near fine copy. Le Carre's acclaimed novel was filmed during 2005 and stars Ralph Fiennes as Kenya-based English diplomat Justin Quayle, whose wife is murdered, along with a man she's suspected of having an affair with, a local human rights activist. When Quayle starts investigating the killings, he discovers a connection between local politicians and a large Western pharmaceutical conglomerate. Item #53889
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