By Adam Hall
Quiller is a fictional character created by English novelist Elleston Trevor. The eponymous Quiller, is the hero of a series of Cold War thrillers written under the pseudonym "Adam Hall". Quiller's narration of the tradecraft he routinely employs is one of the defining elements of the novels. In Bamboo, Quiller journeys to China to protect a venerable, renowned philosopher, who is the pivot of a plan to overthrow the Chinese government.