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The Deighton File

Novelist Len Deighton talks to Patrick Humphries about his life and writing career, which began with the publication of his spy classic The Ipcress File in 1962.

From the start of his writing career in 1962, Len Deighton has gifted his readers the Harry Palmer spy stories, including The Ipcress File, his compelling accounts of Second World War combat in Fighter and Blitzkrieg, and his experience in the kitchen with the Action Cook Book. Now 80, in this rare interview from 2009, he talks to Patrick Humphries about his life and work.

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Sat 20 Feb 2016 01:30