‘The spy story at its best’
‘His best so far’
‘A cracking story’
‘Cool, intricate plotting … excitement and applied violence … exactly how entertainment should be written’
‘Authentic thrills of chase and capture … impressive’
About the Author
Born in London, Len Deighton 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.