Featured Destination

November 2018: The National Forest

It may be stating the obvious, but the best reason for visiting the National Forest in October is what New Englanders call leaf-peeping. Stuck in ...More
More Uk destinations

Len Deighton
- Favourite Briton.

London
Born on 18th of February 1929

Born 1929 - English thriller writer.

Art student and air steward before writing his first novel The Ipcress File (1962) which became a bestseller. Other successful spy novels include Funeral in Berlin (1965), the Game, Set and Match trilogy (1984-86) and another trilogy Spy Hook, Spy Line and Spy Sinker (1988-90). Also writes cookery books.

Links:
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/d/len-deighton/ Bibliography
http://www-staff.it.uts.edu.au/~tomlin/LD/ Unofficial web site

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Len Deighton?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3227 views since 2nd February 2007

Brit Quote:
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same. - Jonathan Swift
More Quotes

On this day:
John de Balliol proclaimed King of Scotland - 1292, Death of Mary Tudor - 1558, Trial of Walter Raleigh - 1606, Pickwick Papers Published - 1837, Livingstone reaches Victoria Falls - 1855, Suez Canal Inaugurated - 1869, Channel Collision Kills 20 - 1953, The Luxor Massacre - 1997
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages