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Call for the Dead

novel by John le Carré

Call for the Dead is John le Carré's first novel. It introduces George Smiley. Smiley is the most famous character who appears often in le Carré's books. The story is about East German spies in Great Britain. Call for the Dead was made into a movie called The Deadly Affair that came out in 1966.

Call for the Dead
AuthorJohn le Carré
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
SeriesGeorge Smiley
GenreCrime, Spy novel
Published1961
PublisherGollancz
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Pages157 pp
ISBN0-7434-3167-7
Followed byA Murder of Quality