A Murder of Quality
|Author||John le Carré|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|Preceded by||Call for the Dead|
|Followed by||The Spy Who Came in from the Cold|
Plot summary[change | change source]
George Smiley is a retired spy. Ailsa Brimley was a spy with him during World War II. Brimley is the editor of a small Christian magazine. She tells Smiley that she got a letter from a reader, Stella Rode. Rode wrote that her husband wants to kill her. Stella Rode is murdered. Smiley travels to Carne to investigate.
On television[change | change source]
- Denholm Elliott as George Smiley
- Glenda Jackson as Ailsa Brimley
- Joss Ackland as Terence Fielding
- Billie Whitelaw as Mad Janie
- David Threlfall as Stanley Rode
- Christian Bale as the murdered student, Tim Perkins
References[change | change source]
- CRANMER, DAVID (October 29, 2014). "A Murder of Quality by John LeCarre: An Old-Fashioned Detective Mystery". criminalelement.com. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
- "A Murder of Quality (George Smiley) by John le Carré". Goodreads. goodreads.com. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
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