The Tailor Of Panama

John le Carre begins a ten-part reading of his latest book.

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0119970801

It was a perfectly ordinary Friday afternoon in Panama until Andrew Osnard barged into Harry Pendel's shop asking to be measured for a suit.

0219970808

While being measured for a suit, Osnard displays an intimate knowledge of Pendel's shady past.

0319970815

Osnard signs Harry Pendel up as a spy.

0419970822

Harry Pendel measures His Excellency the President of Panama for a suit.

0519970905

Pendel visits the American general in charge of Southern Command - and is debriefed by Osnard.

0619970912

Osnard puts pressure on Pendel to recruit his wife as a spy.

0719970919

Pendel invents a major international conspiracy.

0819970926

Ambassador Maltby realises the Buchan intelligence is phoney and makes plans of his own.

0919971003

Louisa Pendel pays Osnard a late-night call.

10 LAST19971010

Pendel's lies blow up in his face.