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Len Deighton: The Ipcress File

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The Ipcress File Len Deighton First published in the UK 1962 by Hodder and Stoughton 288 pages This edition Harper; New Impression edition (1 Oct. 2009) ISBN: 9780586026199 Source: Norwich Millennium Library I knew all about Jay except how to ask him to sell me a … Continue reading

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Len Deighton: London Match

London Match Len Deighton First published in the UK 1985 by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd This edition Grafton Books, 1988 ISBN: 9780586066357 405 pages Source: Wymondham Duck Race ‘There’s no one in the German section with field experience comparable to yours. You’re bright as hell, … Continue reading

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Len Deighton: Mexico Set

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Mexico Set Len Deighton First published in the UK 1984 by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd This edition Grafton Books, 1988 ISBN: 9780586058214 381 pages Source: Wymondham Abbey Duck Race I read Berlin Game last week and moved straight on to the sequel.  And talk … Continue reading

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Len Deighton: Berlin Game

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Berlin Game Len Deighton First published in the UK 1983 by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd This edition Grafton Books, 1988 ISBN: 9780586058206 325 pages Source: Sarah at Crimepieces ‘I can’t think what you see in it. A filthy place bombed to nothing in the … Continue reading

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John le Carré: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold John le Carré First published in the UK by Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1963 This edition Penguin Classics, 2010 ISBN: 9780141194523 258 pages Score 4/5 ‘What do you think spies are: priests, saints and martyrs? They’re … Continue reading

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Peter O’Donnell: A Taste for Death (Modesty Blaise)

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A Taste for Death Peter O’Donnell First published in the UK 1969, Souvenir Press This edition 2012, Souvenir Press ISBN: 9780285637658 288 pages Score 4/5 I’d heard of Modesty Blaise but knew very little about her. If pushed, I would … Continue reading

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The Night of Wenceslas

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The Night of Wenceslas Lionel Davidson First published in the UK 1960, Gollancz This edition 1968, Penguin ISBN: N/A 227 pages Score 3/5 I found this recently in the bargain box outside Turret House, the second-hand bookshop/B&B/antique scientific instrument emporium … Continue reading

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