The Ipcress File

The Ipcress File

Book - 1963 1962
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When a number of scientists mysteriously disappear in Berlin, a seemingly straightforward case rapidly becomes a journey to the heart of a deadly conspiracy--a conspiracy that will test Deighton's working-class hero to the limits of his ingenuity and resolve. To come out alive, he'll have to prove himself a spy at the very top of his game.  
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1963 [c1962]
ISBN: 9781402790621
Call Number: F DEIGHTON
Characteristics: 287 p. ; 21 cm


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Apr 27, 2015

This is Len Deighton's first Harry Palmer novel, and the one that gave Michael Caine such a big career boost in the movie made from it. I recommend reading this series in publication order, because the stories flow from one to the next to some extent.

Dec 08, 2010

Cooler than Bond, and more realistic.


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