A Most Wanted Man A young Russian who mysteriously pops up in Hamburg is at the center of A Most Wanted Man , the latest from John le Carré,… A Most Wanted Man A young Russian who mysteriously pops up in Hamburg is at the center of A Most Wanted Man , the latest from John le Carré,… 2008-10-07 Fiction Mystery and Thriller Scribner
Book Review

A Most Wanted Man (2008)

EW's GRADE
C+

Details Release Date: Oct 07, 2008; Writer: John leCarre; Genres: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Publisher: Scribner

A young Russian who mysteriously pops up in Hamburg is at the center of A Most Wanted Man, the latest from John le Carré, king of the modern spy novel. As an international nest of spies closes in around the Russian,
 le Carré smoothly blows smoke around the guy. But the shadier the 
 mystery man's story gets, the more aimless the book becomes, before culminating in a stinger that feels stingless. Not one of the king's finest. C+

Originally posted Oct 03, 2008 Published in issue #1015 Oct 10, 2008 Order article reprints
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