John le Carré ~ The Pigeon Tunnel

On 8th September 2016 the personal memoirs of this reputable author are published. Recently The Guardian has promoted readings of The Constant Gardener by Rachel Weisz and The Night Manager by Tom Hiddleston, two very amiable and talented actors who have both starred in adaptations of the same book choices.

I favour the editions published by Sceptre as shown above. Various editions can be found on Publishers include Ballantine books, Penguin, Hodder & Stoughton and Random House.

The Constant Gardener read by Rachel Weisz

rachel weisz
The Night Manager read by Tom Hiddleston


I am rather late to this party, but nonetheless found the two novels that I have read – The Constant Gardener and Absolute Friends, both to be highly engaging tales of espionage, comradeship, intrigue and determination. They highlight both the best qualities of mankind and its salubrious alter ego. Le Carré manages to capture the very essence of political chicanery.

First look at The Pigeon Tunnel via The Guardian. What do you think?

From Amazon UK: John le Carré was born in 1931. His third novel, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, secured him a worldwide reputation, which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy and Smiley’s People. His recent novels include A Most Wanted Man, Our Kind of Traitor and A Delicate Truth.


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