John le Carré’s view on the pharmaceutical industry!

I remember loving the Constant Gardner and being shocked by the endeavours of the pharmaceutical industry, but I have only recently come across this statement by the writer of the story Mr John Le Carre:
“Nobody in this story, and no outfit or corporation, thank God, is based upon an actual person or outfit in the real world, but I can tell you this, as my journey through the pharmaceutical jungle progressed, I came to realize that, by comparison with the reality, my story was as tame as a holiday postcard”. The text appears over John le Carré’s name in the Book.
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