The Mission Song - John Le Carre

John Le Carre returns to Africa - the scene for The Constant Gardener - for his latest novel. The story has the usual Le Carre twists and turns as an idealist working as an interpreter becomes involved with the British spy service. Le Carre s skill is to

John Le Carre returns to Africa - the scene for The Constant Gardener - for his latest novel.

The story has the usual Le Carre twists and turns as an idealist working as an interpreter becomes involved with the British spy service.

Le Carre's skill is to give a realistic view of the complicated world of backroom political deals and financial manoeuvrings in the Third World.