Single and Single Author:John le Carre From Single & Single's "tour de force opening" (Kirkus Reviews), le Carr? masterfully establishes a sequence of events whose connections are mysterious, complex and compelling. He fashions a story of corrupt liaisons between criminal syndicates in the new Russian states and the legitimate world of Western finance. He also intimately portrays two... more » families: one Russian, the other English; one trading illicit goods, the other laundering the profits; one betrayed by a son-in-law, the other betrayed-and redeemed-by a son. An enthralling, multilayered tale by an author at the height of his creative powers, Single & Single is le Carr?'s finest novel in years.« less
Le Carre weaves a complex and compelling story of international finance and criminal elements of the new Russian states. He doesn't disappoint as a master storyteller who can move beyond the cold war to tackle social issues of post war Europe. A fantastic story, complex characters and plot twists that leave you guessing...what more can you ask for?!