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"A dazzling performance . . . A remarkable talent." The New York Times Book Review
What must a lone spy do to survive? The classic spy story that reinvigorated a whole genre!
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Born in London, he served in the RAF before graduating from the Royal College of Art (which recently elected him a Senior Fellow). While in New York City working as a magazine illustrator he began writing his first novel, `The Ipcress File', which was published in 1962. He is now the author of more than thirty books of fiction and non-fiction. At present living in Europe, he has, over the years, lived with his family in ten different countries from Austria to Portugal.Review:
`A spy story with a difference.' Observer `A master of fictional espionage.' Daily Mail `The poet of the spy story.' Sunday Times `The Ipcress File helped change the shape of the espionage thriller...the prose is still as crisp and fresh as ever...there is an infectious energy about this book which makes it a joy to read, or re-read.' Daily Telegraph `The self-conscious cool of Deighton's writing has dated in the best way possible...a stone-cold cold war classic.' Guardian `Deighton is so far in the front of other writers in the field that they are not even in sight' Sunday Times `Nobody now seriously doubts that Deighton is the most credible of all the spysmiths' The Scotsman `Regarded as the cold war spy thriller that made all subsequent examples of the genre possible...however much of a classic the film is, the book is a completely different proposition. It's more intricate and far superior...a must for anyone who likes this kind of fiction.' Loaded
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