Volume 1, No. 3, Summer 1998
This site is dedicated
to the memory of Elleston Trevor (Adam Hall), pictured at left in a photograph
by his son, Jean-Pierre Trevor (from the dustjacket of The Mandarin
Cypher). Elleston was the author of the nineteen Quiller novels
we refer to as the Q-orpus, and the greatest writer of espionage fiction
who ever lived.
It is the credo of this site that the Q-orpus is insufficiently
appreciated as high literary expression of how espionage is, or should
Nineteen novels of unbelievable density, expressed with
sledgehammer force and lean style, are more than enough to spin outward
into the world-vision of the remarkable Quiller and his equally remarkable
creator, Adam Hall. If you don't believe it, just stick with us.
Once more, the adventure begins...
Iron Mouth [Rick Holt]
December 31, 1997