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Your Room is Ready: The Night Manager

Major characters from The Night Manager

Principal cast of The Night Manager

While running with the Criminal Element, I checked in with The Night Manager. Here’s what I found:

If you’ve made your name writing about Cold War espionage, what do you do when the Cold War ends? If you’re John le Carré, you take a vacation, and then you turn your attention to all the other bad subterranean business in the world.

The Night Manager was le Carré’s first post-Soviet novel, showing that old dogs can still bite. Two film companies tried and failed to adapt the book for theaters. The BBC and AMC succeeded: their six-episode adaptation gives the story room to breathe…

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