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Len Deighton

Len DeightonAKA Leonard Cyril Deighton

Born: 18-Feb-1929
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Ipcress File

Military service: RAF (1946-49, photographer, Special Investigation Branch)

Father: (chauffeur)
Mother: Fitzgerald (hotel cook)
Wife: Shirley Thompson (illustrator, m. 1960)

    High School: Marylebone Grammar School, London
    University: St. Martin's School of Art, London
    University: Royal College of Art, London (1955)

    British Overseas Airways Corporation Steward (1956-57)

Author of books:
The Ipcress File (1962, novel)
Horse Under Water (1963, novel)
Funeral in Berlin (1964, novel)
Billion Dollar Brain (1966, novel)
Only When I Larf (1968, novel)
Bomber (1970, novel)
Close-Up (1972, novel)
Spy Story (1974, novel)
Yesterday's Spy (1975, novel)
Twinkle Twinkle Little Spy (1976, novel)
Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain (1977, history)
Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk (1979, history)
XPD (1981, novel)
Goodbye, Mickey Mouse (1982, novel)
Winter (1987, novel)
Blood, Tears and Folly: An Objective Look at World War II (1993, history)

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