Browsing the archives for the Len Deighton tag

The Harry Palmer Files – 005 – The Ipcress File New York Times Review

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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The Harry Palmer Files – 004 – New York Times IPCRESS File ads

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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Harry Palmer Files – 003 – The IPCRESS File: Prologue and Chapter 1

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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Harry Palmer Files – 002 – The IPCRESS File Board Game

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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Harry Palmer Files – 001 – RIP Karl Malden / Leo Newbegin

This post originally appeared on the Mister 8 website, July 3rd, 2009 and coincided with the passing of actor Karl Malden Starting today, and continuing every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on […]

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The Deighton Dossier: Len Deighton Q & A

Rob Mallow’s blog The Deighton Dossier has achieved the impossible (well the almost impossible) –  an interview with legendary spy novelist Len Deighton. Parts One, Two and Three are all up now at the Dossier, comprising the entire interview session. In the first part, the author discusses his writing habits, what he’s working on now, and the Harry […]

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Slash and Burn

Author: Matt Hilton Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Release Year: 2010 Slash and Burn is the third novel in Matt Hilton’s Joe Hunter series following on from Dead Men’s Dust and Judgement and Wrath. Is Joe Hunter a spy? No, but that brings up an interesting question. What constitutes a spy story. If you’ll forgive me […]

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Close the door, Palmer!

Over at Mister 8, the Harry Palmer Files continues, and it is building into a very impressive project – dare I say it ‘Library’. If you haven’t been over to check it out, well ‘shame on you’ because it has been going for near on a month now. To keep in the spirit of the […]

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Bullet To Beijing (1995)

AKA: Len Deighton’s Bullet To Beijing Director: George Mihalka Starring: Michael Caine, Jason Connery, Mia Sara, Michael Gambon, Patrick Allen, Burt Kwouk, Sue Lloyd (voice only), Music: Rick Wakeman Based on characters created by Len Deighton Bullet To Beijing may be passable entertainment for those who have fond memories of the Harry Palmer films from […]

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