Smiley, George

Smiley, George

British Secret Service hero. [Br. Lit.: Le Cane in Drabble, 558]
See: Spying
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Smiley, George Fictional character, a British secret service agent who appears in many of the espionage novels of Le Carre, John, beginning with Call for the Dead (1961).