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A most wanted man / John le Carr�e.

by Le Carr�e, John.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2008Description: 340 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780340977064; 034097706X; 9780340977064; 034097706X; 9780340977071; 0340977078.Subject(s): Muslims -- Germany -- Fiction | Intelligence service -- Germany -- Fiction | Intelligence service -- Western countries -- Fiction | Intelligence service | Muslims | Germany | Western countriesGenre/Form: Action and adventure fiction. | Suspense fiction. | Fiction. | Spy stories. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Action and adventure fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts the incongruous Tommy Brue, the sixty-year-old scion of Brue Fr�eres, a failing British bank based in Hamburg. A triangle of impossible loves is born. Meanwhile, scenting a sure kill in the so-called War on Terror, the spies of three nations converge upon the innocents.
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A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts the incongruous Tommy Brue, the sixty-year-old scion of Brue Fr�eres, a failing British bank based in Hamburg. A triangle of impossible loves is born. Meanwhile, scenting a sure kill in the so-called War on Terror, the spies of three nations converge upon the innocents.

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