John le Carré
This celebrity goo was created by player Erik Bates.
Scott Hardie made minor changes to the explanation provided by Erik.
publication date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (part of Spring 2021)
clue: A nursery rhyme inspired the title of this British author's smiling spy novel.
explanation: Le Carré is the author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, the title of which is a twist on a children's nursery rhyme which begins "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor..." The protagonist of the novel is a character named George Smiley. more…
intended difficulty: medium