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Originally Posted by canklecat View Post
And just started watching The Night Manager. It's much better than I'd expected. Although the story isn't original. I'm pretty sure Robert Ludlum wrote this plot a decade before John le Carre, substituting a drug cartel boss for an arms dealer. But le Carre was a better writer, while Ludlum's forte was creating good characters and plots -- but he was a terrible writer. Movie adaptations of Ludlum novels are usually better than the books.
I just finished the six episode series and highly recommend it.
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