The Night Manager by John le Carre
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This week’s Thinking in English book of the week The Night Manager by the famous writer John Le Carre. The book is also available as a graded reader (a book designed to help English learners practice and develop reading skills.
The first Le Carre novel I read was Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, which was made into a very successful movie. As I enjoyed the first Le Carre novel so much, I decided to pick up a copy of The Night Manager.
Spy novels are some of my favourite ever books – as a child I loved reading anything to do with James Bond or other famous spies. John Le Carre, and the Night Manager, are considered to be the very best of the spy genre! Here is a short introduction.
Jonathan Pine is the Night Manager of a hotel in Egypt. When he is shown some secret information, he passes it to a man in the British government. But things go wrong and the woman he loves dies. Pine is very angry and agrees to work with others to catch Roger Roper – the “worst man in the world”.
This book is available as a level 5 graded reader. Level 5 readers include sentences with up to four clauses, and introduce present perfect continuous, past perfect, reported speech and second conditional.
If this is too easy for you, why not try the original native English version?
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