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Tag Archives: Len Deighton

Winter

“What raises Deighton’s genre to art is not only his absorbing characters but his metaphoric grace, droll wit, command of technical detail . ….

The IPCRESS File

With its sardonic, cool, working-class hero, Len Deighton’s sensational debut and first bestseller The IPCRESS File broke the mold of thriller writing and became the…

Spy Line

“Spy Line is vigorous and sleazy, psychologically complex and action-packed. And it is always exciting.”—Daily Mail

SS-GB

“Deighton’s best book . . . an absorbingly exciting spy story that is also a fascinating exercise in might-have-been speculation.”—The New York Times Book…

Spy Hook

“In Deighton’s best books—like this one—the narrative glides forward on rollers, and the scenes and characters fit perfectly into place. The result is marvellous.”—The…