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The Tailor of Panama by  John Le Carre - Hardcover - 1st Canadian Edition - 1996 - from Minotavros Books and Biblio.com

The Tailor of Panama

by Le Carre, John

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Toronto: Viking, 1996. 1st Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 332 p.p. Quarter-bound in navy paper, grey paper boards, grey lettering to spine. Spine ends are bumped, else fine. Dust jacket lightly bumped to extremities. B&W maps. Harry Pendel is a British expatriate living in Panama City and running his own successful bespoke tailoring business, Pendel and Braithwaite. His wife and children are unaware that almost every detail of his life is fabricated. In reality, Harry Pendel is an ex-convict who learned tailoring in prison, but now he dresses the Panamanian president, politicos, crooks, and con men. His fitting room hears more confidences than a priest's confessional. A thrilling, hilarious spy novel. Also the basis of a 2001 film starring Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, and Jaime Lee Curtis.

John le Carré was born in 1931. After attending the universities of Berne and Oxford, he taught at Eton and spent five years in the British Foreign Service. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold , his third book, secured him a worldwide reputation. He divides his time between England and the Continent. From the Hardcover edition.


  • Bookseller: Minotavros Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003009
  • Title: The Tailor of Panama
  • Author: Le Carre, John
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Canadian Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1996
  • Keywords: John Le Carre, Novel, Fiction, Panama, South America, Spy Novel
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction;


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