A spellbinding novel.
A corporate lawyer from the House of Single & Single is shot dead in cold blood on a Turkish hillside for crimes that he does not understand. A children's entertainer in Devon is hauled to his local bank late at night to explain a monumental influx of cash. A Russian freighter is arrested in the Black Sea. A celebrated London financier has disappeared into thin air. A British customs officer is on a trail of corruption and murder. SINGLE & SINGLE is a thrilling journey of the contemporary human heart - intimate, magical, riotous and subtly architected, showing us John le Carr at the height of his dramatic and creative powers.
A masterly work, faultless fiction of the highest order - Glasgow Herald
Single & Single manages to make some serious points about history amid a riot of whoops and skips, genre flourishes and delighted winks to the gallery - Guardian
...more than just a great storyteller. In SINGLE & SINGLE he captures the Zeitgeist itself - Tom Wolfe
The finest imaginative social historian of the post-war years - Times Literary Supplement
In his maturity, he has done for popular fiction what the young Marlon Brando did for Hollywood ... SINGLE & SINGLE is an adventure that takes us to the ends of the earth via the rich but often barren landscape of the human heart - Times
John le Carre was born in 1931. His third novel, THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD, secured him a wide reputation which was consolidated by the acclaim for his trilogy TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY and SMILEY'S PEOPLE. His other novels include THE CONSTANT GARDENER, A MOST WANTED MAN and OUR KIND OF TRAITOR.