The Ipcress file. by Len Deighton

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPZ4.D324 Ip, PR6054.E37 Ip
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Pagination287 p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5883627M
LC Control Number63015370
OCLC/WorldCa3268582

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The Ipcress File. Len Deighton. Simon and Schuster, New York, Jacket design by Raymon Hawkey. FIRST AMERICAN PRINTING. SIGNED by the actor MICHAEL CAINE who played Harry Palmer in the film of the same name. The book is in Very Good Plus Condition, with a small bump to the bottom of the spine.

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The Ipcress File was not only Len Deighton’s first novel, it was his first bestseller and the book that broke the mould of thriller writing. For the working class narrator, an apparently straightforward mission to find a missing biochemist becomes a journey to the heart of a dark and deadly conspiracy/5.

Origin of the 'Harry Palmer' name. When developing the film The Ipcress File, based on Len Deighton's novel of the same name, the production team needed a name for the previously anonymous secret agent protagonist, they chose "Harry Palmer", because they wanted a dull, unglamorous name to distance him from Ian Fleming's James Bond, the stereotypical flamboyant, swashbuckling spy.

‘The Ipcress File helped change the shape of the espionage thriller the prose is still as crisp and fresh as ever there is an infectious energy about this book which makes it a joy to read, or re-read.’ Daily Telegraph ‘The self-conscious cool of Deighton’s writing has dated in the best way possible a stone-cold cold war classic.’/5(11).

The Ipcress File was not only Len Deighton's first novel, it was his first bestseller and the book that broke the mould of thriller writing.

For the working class narrator, an apparently straightforward mission to find a missing biochemist becomes a journey to the heart of a dark and deadly conspiracy.5/5(1). The Ipcress File. DEIGHTON, Len. $ 1, Item Number: New York: Simon & Schuster, First American edition of the author’s first book.

Octavo, original black cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Harry Tomb Len Deighton.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.

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There are four principal characters who participate in the action: an anonymous protagonist-narrator, a British. The original novel is all first person. The Ipcress File led to Alfie and stardom for Michael Caine. The big miss was that they should have had his first person narration in Alfie style, just like the book.

It didn’t work for us. Karen said if I hadn’t been doing the review she’d have. 14 Responses to “A Book. Movie!. Review by Jonathan Lewis: Len Deighton: THE IPCRESS FILE ().” David Vineyard Says: January 31st, at pm.

The only critique I ever had of the novel was Deighton’s insistence on having the two intelligence bosses dueling over his anonymous agent named Dawlish and Dalby.

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