Quiller memorandum

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Quiller (Fictitious character) -- Fiction., Intelligence officers -- Fiction., British -- Germany -- Fiction., Nazis -- Fiction., Berlin (Germany) -- Fic

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StatementAdam Hall ; frontispiece portrait by Sheilagh Noble.
GenreFiction.
SeriesHeron books
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LC ClassificationsPR6039.R518 Q5 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3086769M
LC Control Number82188630

Quiller, the hero of this book and the many more that followed it, works alone. He is highly trained and as "The Quiller Memorandum" reveals developed his skills serving undercover in Germany in WWII, witness to brutal Nazi atrocities. 20 years after the end of the war, he is /5(29).

'The Quiller Memorandum' (first in the sequence) was published in and it was just not common at that time, for an author to make a point of flaunting his own genre's conventions. But his "Quiller" Quiller memorandum book cynical and jaded free-lance agent--does just that/5().

Quiller, the hero of this book and the many more that followed it, works alone.

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He is highly trained and as "The Quiller Memorandum" reveals developed his skills serving undercover in Germany in WWII, witness to brutal Nazi atrocities.

20 years after the end of the war, he is /5(41). InThe Quiller Memorandum won the Edgar award for the best mystery of the year. The Flight of the Phoenix and Quiller Memorandum both became major motion pictures.

The author was born Trevor Dudley Smith in London on Febru Brand: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.

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The Quiller Memorandum was published during the cold war at a time when film and literature were either having fun with the world of espionage (James Bond) or taking it quite seriously (The Spy who came in from the Cold).

Though spy stories go well back (Check out Riddle of the Sands) this was peak period/5(41). You are a secret agent working for the British in Berlin. You are due to go home on leave, but you are being followed-by your own people, or by the enemy.

A man meets you in the theater and briefs you on a plot to revive the power of Nazi Germany. You do not believe him, but you remember that one of the suspects mentioned was a senior SS officer you met with in the days when you were.

The Quiller Memorandum: Book and Movie Review The Quiller Memorandum  (originally titled  The Berlin Memorandum) was written by Adam Hall and published in It introduced the long running super-spy character, Quiller. It’s often thought to be one of the best spy novels ever written.

The Berlin Memorandum, renamed The Quiller Memorandum, was published in by Elleston Trevor, who used the pseudonym Adam is the first book in the volume Quiller series.

Inthe book was made into a successful film starring George. The Quiller Memorandum was published during the cold war at a time when film and literature were either having fun with the world of espionage (James Bond) or taking it quite seriously (The Spy who came in from the Cold).

Though spy stories go well back (Check out Riddle of the Sands) this was peak period/5(32). Quiller Series. 19 primary works • 19 total works. Quiller, an agent for a British intelligence agency so secret it has no name: Book 1. The Quiller Memorandum. by Adam Hall. Ratings Reviews published 34 editions.

Published as The Berlin Memorandum, the superb, Edgar Award-winning thriller by Adam Hall that appeared in became known as The Quiller Memorandum after the film version appeared under that title.

The hero, whose name is Quiller, was a perfect spy-hero for the s, not unlike Ian Fleming´s James Bond or Len Deighton´s Harry Palmer. Quiller Synopsis: In The Quiller Memorandum by Adam Hall, it’s 15 years following World War II.

Quiller is an agent who doesn’t use guns and doesn’t need cover or contacts. He must take on a neo-Nazi group, but in doing so uncovers a plot that is more heinous than anything during WWII itself.

'Quiller' was first published in the mid-eighties under the title 'Northlight: A Quiller Mission.' It's been an immense pleasure to re-read this particular story, because although set at the height of Cold War tension between the USSR and the USA, it remains a spellbinding piece of storytelling rather than just one more outdated spy story/5(11).

Get these books today for more reading on the story created by Adam Hall. The Quiller Memorandum. This is the genesis book of the Quiller (Series by Adam Hall).

The book is very entertaining and you will definitely love reading it. It was published in and has been highly rated by the readers.

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You can always find it online and get to read. Inhe received the Edgar Allan Poe Award by Mystery Writers of America and the French Grand Prix de Littérature Policière for The Quiller Memorandum.

This book was made into a movie starring George Segal and Alec Guinness. He died of cancer on J /5. Someone tries to kill both of you. Your name is Quiller. You are the hero of an extraordinary novel that shows how a spy works, how messages are coded and decoded, how contacts are made, how a man reacts under the influence of truth drugs, and that traces the story of a vastly complex, entertaining, convincing, and sinister plot.

The Quiller Memorandum earned him an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. Several of his books have made it to the big or small screen, including Flight of the Phoenix (filmed in ), Quiller (The Series), and the made-for-TV movie The Penthouse/5(37).

Adam Hall has 56 books on Goodreads with ratings. Adam Hall’s most popular book is The Quiller Memorandum. The Berlin/Quiller Memorandum, The 9th Directive, The Striker Portfolio, The Warsaw Document, The Tango Briefing, The Mandarin Cypher, The Kobra Manifesto, The Sinkiang Executive, The Scorpion Signal, The Pekin/Peking Target, The Berlin Memorandum (UK title, published by Collins; published as The Quiller Memorandum in the US by Simon & Schuster), is a spy novel written by Elleston Trevor (under the pseudonym Adam Hall).

It is the debut novel of the character Quiller, who was ultimately featured in a series of 19 thrillers, until Trevor's death inhaving been Trevor's most popular character. When it was first published as The Berlin Memorandum inthis novel won Elleston Trevor the Edgar Award for mystery fiction.

Trevor, whose other literary credits include The Flight of the Phoenix and Bury Him Among Kings, was spurred by his success to write a nineteen-book series about Quiller's further missions under the pseudonym of Adam Hall.5/5(5).

Editions for The Quiller Memorandum: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), X (Hardcover published Author: Elleston Trevor. This copy of Quiller Memorandum, by Adam Hall, is a mass market paperback, published by Pyramid [#T,1st thus. [Textblock discolored.] Pseudonym of Elleston Trevor.

[Also released as: The Berlin Memorandum] Award winner: Edgar [Best Novel] [Suspense Thriller] ”Seller Rating: % positive. The Unofficial Quiller Web Site Elleston Trevor, aka Adam Hall ~ Numerous titles are now available for the Kindle reader at Amazon and Amazon UK.

and through Apple's iBooks bookstore. Directed by Michael Anderson. With George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow, Senta Berger. In the West Berlin of the s, two British agents are killed by a Nazi group, prompting British Intelligence to dispatch agent Quiller to investigate/10(K).

The novel The Berlin Memorandum also known as The Quiller Memorandum is the first book of the Quiller series. This well written tale of espionage takes place 15 years after the Second World War and is staged in West Berlin.

The main character is Quiller, a British spy. Published as The Berlin Memorandum, the superb, Edgar Award-winning thriller by Adam Hall that appeared in became known as The Quiller Memorandum after the film version appeared under that title.

The hero, whose name is Quiller, was a perfect spy-hero for the s, not unlike Ian Fleming's James Bond or Len Deighton's Harry Palmer. Quiller fans will welcome the reissue of Adam Hall's The Quiller Memorandum, which won an Edgar Award for Best Novel in In this first in a series of 19 spy thrillers, secret agent Quiller unc.

Quiller, the hero of this book and the many more that followed it, works alone. He is highly trained and as "The Quiller Memorandum" reveals developed his skills serving undercover in Germany in WWII, witness to brutal Nazi atrocities.

20 years after the end of the war, he is /5(37). The Quiller Memorandum Publisher's Summary You are a secret agent working for the British in Berlin.

You are due to go home on leave, but you are being followed by the enemy - or your own people. the quiller memorandum Widescreen. With little else to help him beyond sharp wits, a strong will and a very dedicated schoolteacher, American spy Quiller (George Segal) combs West Berlin for the headquarters of a shadowy neo-Nazi movement.The Quiller Memorandum () – Film based on the first book in the series, adapted under its US title and starring George Segal and Alec Guinness.

Quiller () – British television series featuring Michael Jayston. References [ edit ]Created by: Elleston Trevor as Adam Hall.Hall/Trevor wrote a series of 19 books about Quiller – a British agent; the first of which was published inthe last in This first in the series was the recipient of the prestigious Edgar Award inwhich was the same year a film adaptation was released starring Alec Guinness/5(11).