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A Murder of Quality By John Le Carre

A Murder of Quality
by John Le Carre

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Stella Rode has twice disturbed the ancient cloisters of Carne School: firstly by being the wrong sort, with her doilies and china ducks, and secondly by being murdered. George Smiley, who has his own connection with the school, is asked by an old Service friend to investigate.
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A Murder of Quality by John Le Carre

Stella Rode has twice disturbed the ancient cloisters of Carne School: firstly by being the wrong sort, with her doilies and china ducks, and secondly by being murdered. George Smiley, who has his own connection with the school, is asked by an old Service friend to investigate. Smiley knows that Stella feared her husband would murder her, but as he probes further beneath Carne's respectable veneer, he uncovers far more than a simple crime of passion. In his second novel, le Carre moves outside the world of espionage to reveal the secrets at the heart of another particularly English institution. The result is a pitch-perfect murder mystery, with George Smiley as master detective.

THE SECOND GEORGE SMILEY NOVEL

'Beautifully intelligent, satiric and witty' Daily Telegraph

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Beautifully elegant, satiric and witty * Telegraph *

About John Le Carre


John le Carre was born in 1931 and attended the universities of Berne and Oxford. He taught at Eton and served briefly in British Intelligence during the Cold War. For more than fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall.

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GOR003537123
A Murder of Quality by John Le Carre
John Le Carre
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2011-05-26
192
0141196378
9780141196374
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