The Constant Gardener by John le Carré

"The Constant Gardener" is a gripping tale of corporate corruption and its impact on the world's most vulnerable people. The story follows a British diplomat who embarks on a dangerous journey to find the truth behind his wife's murder. As he uncovers layers of deceit, he discovers that she was close to exposing a conspiracy involving a pharmaceutical company testing a dangerous drug on unsuspecting African villages. The novel explores themes of love, loss, and the lengths one man will go to seek justice.

The 4365th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 168

Since this book was first published in 2001, there is a penalty of 43.2%. The age adjusted score is 95.42.

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