A Murder Of Quality (Bbc Audio)
Format: Audio CD
Pages no: 1
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, 20th Century
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: George Smiley (#2)
My second George Smiley novel in as many days. This books was not a spy-thriller, but was more of a simple murder mystery. It was a quick story, and while I enjoyed the read, it certainly is not a classic and was not one that I imagine will be memorable. I look forward to the more famous of Le Ca...
George Smilely solves a murder. Cynical but in this format, an easy whodonit. Most enjoyable aspect was the interactions with the detective.
Smiley without espionage?! It's actually not too bad as mystery novels go - and there's some interesting light shed on Smiley the man here, things that color the later novels (or at least retrospectively) a bit more. But if you look at it as a Smiley diversion, it's only moderately entertaining - a...
Reading this after having read Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is like reading a fanfiction for a book I loved. The main character is the same--maybe more thoroughly explained and explored--the style is similar, though not quite as crisp, and the mystery is there. From the beginning it comes clear who ...
This is more murder mystery than spy thriller but still wonderful as only John le Carre can be.