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Born in london, len deighton served in the raf before graduating from the royal college of art which recently elected him a senior fellow. Len deighton s classic first novel, whose protagonist is a nameless spy later christened harry palmer and made famous worldwide in the iconic 1960s film starring michael caine. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. He had a varied career, including as a pastry cook, waiter, coeditor of a magazine, teacher and air steward before writing his first novel in 1962. Len deighton has 85 books on goodreads with 122408 ratings.
After completing his national service in the royal air force, deighton attended art school in london, and he graduated from the royal college of art in 1955. After her years on the other side, his wife, fiona, is finally back in his life. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Len deightons action cook book comes highly recommended by me because if you are unacquainted with len deighton and his work, his writings, this book will give you insight and appreciation, with a lot of fun along the way, for his unique style and perspectives. The ipcress file was not only len deightons first novel, it was his first bestseller and the book that broke the mould of. He continued to produce what his biographer john reilly considers stylish, witty, well. The plots here are many, but central among them is the attempt by special investigation branch major bert cutler to unmask the spy whos. Len deighton was born in london, england on february 18, 1929.
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