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Len DeightonLen Deighton was born February 18, 1929 in Marylebone, London. He is a British military historian, cookery writer, and novelist. He is perhaps most famous for his spy novel The Ipcress File, which was made into a film starring Michael Caine.
Before he began his writing career he worked as an illustrator in New York and, in 1960, as an art director in a London advertising agency. He is credited with creating the first British cover for Kerouac's On the Road. He has since used his drawing skills to illustrate a number of his own military history books.
Several of his novels have been adapted as films. His first four novels featured an anonymous anti-hero, named "Harry Palmer" in the films, and portrayed by Michael Caine.
Deighton left England in 1969. He briefly resided in Blackrock, County Louth in Ireland. He has not returned to England apart from some personal visits and very few media appearances, his last one since 1985 being a 2006 interview which formed part of a "Len Deighton Night" on BBC Four. He and his wife Ysabele divide their time between homes in Portugal and Guernsey.

Spy Hook
First Edition

Spy Hook by Len Deighton

Spy Line
First Edition

Spy Line by Len Deighton

Spy Sinker
First Edition

Spy Sinker by Len Deighton

Mamista
1st Australian Edition

Mamista by Len Deighton

Faith
First UK Edition

Faith by Len Deighton

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Bomber by Len Deighton | Signed Bookclub Edition Book Deighton, Len | Bomber | Signed Bookclub Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book 1970 NY: Harper & Row  Bookclub edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Catch a Falling Spy | Deighton, Len | First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Catch a Falling Spy | First Edition Copy

Hardcover Book. 1976 NY: HBJ First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Faith | Deighton, Len | First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Faith | First Edition Copy

1994 NY: HarperCollins  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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Goodbye, Mickey Mouse | Deighton, Len | First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Goodbye, Mickey Mouse | First Edition Copy

Hardcover Book. 1982 NY: Knopf Publishing First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Mamista | Deighton, Len | First Edition AU Book Deighton, Len | Mamista | First Edition AU Book

Hardcover Book. 1991 Australia: Century  First Australian edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Mamista | Deighton, Len | Signed First Edition AU Book Deighton, Len | Mamista | Signed First Edition AU Book

Hardcover Book. 1991 Australia: Century  First Australian edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Only When I Laugh | Deighton, Len | Book - Advance Reading Copy Deighton, Len | Only When I Laugh | Book - Advance Reading Copy

1987 NY: Mysterious Press  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Spy Hook | Deighton, Len | First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Spy Hook | First Edition Copy

1988 NY: Knopf  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, imperfections noted: tear to front cover.

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Spy Hook | Deighton, Len | First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Spy Hook | First Edition Copy

1988 NY: Knopf  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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Spy Line | Deighton, Len | First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Spy Line | First Edition Copy

1989 NY: Knopf  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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Spy Line by Len Deighton | Signed First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Spy Line | Signed First Edition Copy

Author signed hardcover. 1989 NY: Knopf  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked. Every dust jacket is placed in acid-free archival quality acetate.

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Spy Sinker | Deighton, Len | Book - Advance Reading Copy Deighton, Len | Spy Sinker | Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance Reading Copy 1995 NY: HarperCollins Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Winter | Deighton, Len | First Edition Book Deighton, Len | Winter | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1988 NY: Knopf First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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XPD by Len Deighton | Signed First Edition Book Deighton, Len | XPD | Signed First Edition

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1981 NY: Knopf First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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LEN DEIGHTON BIBLIOGRAPHY
Novels
1962 - The IPCRESS File
1963 - Horse Under Water
1964 - Funeral in Berlin
1965 - Oł Est le Garlic
1965 - Len Deighton's Action Cookbook
1966 - Billion-Dollar Brain
1967 - An Expensive Place to Die
1967 - Len Deighton's London Dossier
1968 - Only When I Larf
1970 - Bomber
1971 - Declarations of War
1972 - Spy Story
1972 - Close-Up
1975 - Yesterday's Spy
1976 - Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Spy (aka Catch a Falling Spy)
1977 - Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain
1978 - SS-GB
1978 - Airshipwreck (with Arnold Schwartzman)
1979 - Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk
1979 - Basic French Cooking
1980 - Battle of Britain
1981 - XPD
1982 - Goodbye, Mickey Mouse
1983 - Berlin Game
1984 - Mexico Set
1985 - London Match
1987 - Winter
1988 - Spy Hook
1989 - Spy Line
1989 - ABC of French Food
1990 - Spy Sinker
1990 - Basic French Cookery Course
1991 - MAMista
1992 - City of Gold
1993 - Violent Ward
1993 - Blood, Tears and Folly: An Objective Look at World War II
1994 - Faith
1995 - Hope
1996 - Charity
2006 - Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Swindle (short story included in 'The Detection Club' anthology 'The Verdict of Us All', edited by Peter Lovesey)

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