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The Little Drummer Girl - John le Carré
The Little Drummer Girl
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3.26 125
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671042783 (0671042785)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
0.0 "The Little Drummer Girl" by John le Carré - abandoned at 33%
"The Little Drummer Girl" is the third book that I've abandoned in my "20 for 20 Reading Challenge" to read twenty books that are more than twenty hours long. I've really enjoyed the Le Carré books that I've read so far, all of which post-date "The Little Drummer Girl". This book didn't work for me....
Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it
3.5 Reading Le Carre in the Winter
A strong book by John Le Carre -- I love his exact observations and his careful illumination of his central characters. It is a difficult situation -- the Palestinian / Israeli conflict, but Le Carre manages to outline the events in a way that is properly morally ambiguous. His descriptions are so...
halfmanhalfbook rated it
4.0 The Little Drummer Girl: A Novel
Classic spy novel by Le Carré, with a blackmail and sting operation
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
Upgraded today from one star solely on the basis that he had the good judgement to decline to be part of the Booker Prize announced today.
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Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
I found this novel extremely disturbing, and the movie version starring Diane Keaton even more so. Perhaps it's because I'm half-Jewish, and family discussions regularly circle back to Israeli/Palestinian politics. The basic scenario in the book is that Mossad are concerned about a successful series...
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