The Mission Song

Shady players whisk a Congo-born interpreter to ”a little island up north where no one will disturb us” to translate talks over a planned African coup. There he finds his moral compass and sheds his neutrality, with predictably dire consequences.

Femme Fatale
Hannah, a big-hearted and devious African nurse.

Bottom Line
The start is slow and the middle mind-boggling, but pay attention and you’ll pick up le Carrè’s ingenious tune.

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