Which John le Carré Novel Should You Read Next?

Quiz Image

John le Carré is the nom de plume of David John Moore Cornwell, who was born in 1931 in Poole, Dorset, and was educated at Sherborne School, at the University of Berne (where he studied German literature for a year) and at Lincoln College, Oxford, where he graduated with a first class honours degree in modern languages.

He taught at Eton from 1956 to 1958 and was a member of the British Foreign Service from 1959 to 1964, serving first as Second Secretary in the British Embassy in Bonn and subsequently as Political Consul in Hamburg. He started writing novels in 1961, and since then has published twenty-two titles.

Created by: David

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Do you think George Smiley has got to be one of the greatest characters in all of fiction?
  2. Would you like to read about some intrigue and murder in London?
  3. How about something tense and depressing?
  4. Are you a bit tired of Smiley?
  5. Do you like reading files?
  6. Do you think Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is le Carré's best novel?
  7. Is Smiley's People your personal favourite?
  8. Would you something with a web of suspense?
  9. How about a le Carré love story?
  10. Do you favour his lesser known novels?
  11. Are you a slow reader?
  12. Did you like the 2011 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy film?
  13. Do you like his original novels more than his later ones?
  14. Do you like espionage fiction more than romance fiction?
  15. Do you like a nasty villain?
  16. Do you think Single & Single is very good?

Remember to rate this quiz on the next page!
Rating helps us to know which quizzes are good and which are bad.

What is GotoQuiz? A better kind of quiz site: no pop-ups, no registration requirements, just high-quality quizzes that you can create and share on your social network. Have a look around and see what we're about.

Quiz topic: Which John le Carré Novel should I Read Next?