Henry Pentel is the tailor to Panama’s elite, including its president. Andy Osnard is an MI6 spy, exiled to Panama after a controversial affair. Desperate to make it back into London’s good books, Osnard believes that if he can work out the true balance of the political power manoeuvring over the Panama Canal, his old masters are sure to take him back. It seems that the struggling tailor could have a huge part to play in Osnard’s plan, but at what cost?
‘The Tailor of Panama’ is another exciting tale of espionage and underhand politics from the internationally bestselling author of ‘The Constant Gardener’ and ‘The Looking Glass War’- John le Carre. This captivating CD audiobook, also available as an MP3 download, is read by the diverse actor Michael Jayston, who compellingly recreates le Carre’s depiction of governmental disputes and men who will stop at nothing to get what they want.
John le Carre has enjoyed a highly successful writing career that remains lucrative even after the passing of over half a century. Since his first novel was published back in 1961, the prolific writer has continued to pen engaging bestsellers, such as ‘The Tailor of Panama’, year after year. This audiobook marks another excellent addition to any collection, and a worthy introduction to anyone unfamiliar with Le Carre’s unique style of storytelling.