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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: SS-GB

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SS-GB Len Deighton First published in the UK 1978 by Jonathan Cape 350 pages This edition BCA Source: The Dormouse Bookshop, Norwich SS-GB opens in a counter-factual version of November 1941. The German Army has occupied Great Britain, the King is imprisoned in the … Continue reading

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New to me authors, April-June 2014

Kerrie at Mysteries in Paradise hosts a quarterly round-up of favourite new authors. I haven’t contributed there for a while, but here goes… Putting aside the many new-to-me authors contained within the pages of Michael Sims’ The Dead Witness  (although I’d … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Warm Pulp: Classic crime fiction of 1963

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Last month I decided to see if it might be nice to adopt a year as the theme for this month’s round-up. Turns out 1963 (chosen at random by one of the Minor Offences) was quite an eventful year. In the … 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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Nautical naughtiness – Classic crime in the blogosphere, January 2014

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Ahoy there! In honour of The False Inspector Dew, my book of the year so far, and a crime novel I whole-heartedly recommend in my soon-to-be-written-up review, I have decided to give this month’s pick of the blogs a nautical … Continue reading

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