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June 11, 1940 – where is Winston Churchill?
A private aircraft takes off from a small town in central France, while Adolf Hitler, the would-be conqueror of Europe, prepares for a clandestine meeting near the Belgian border.
For more than forty years the events of this day have been Britain’s most closely guarded secret. Anyone who learns of them must die - with their file stamped:
XPD - expedient demise
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'A stunning spy story... Deighton remains the incomparable entertainer' - The Guardian
'Deliciously sharp and flawlessly accurate dialogue, breathtakingly clever plotting, confident charater drawing.. a splendidly strongly told story' - H R F Keating, The Times
'Exciting and well made' - Daily Telegraph
'Deighton in top form... the best kind of action entertainment' - Publishers WeeklyFrom the Inside Flap:
It is 1979. A stolen World War II document kept secret since then is about to surface, propelling the most ruthless secret agents of Great Britain, America, Germany, and the Soviet Union into a desperate battle of wits and violence. Anyone who learns of the paper must die, his file stamped Expedient Demise, or . . . XPD.
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Book Description Ballantine Books, 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0345302192