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The Ipcress File by  Len Deighton - Hardcover - 1988 - from Minotavros Books and Biblio.com

The Ipcress File

by Deighton, Len

Condition: Near Fine


Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1988. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. The Franklin Library Mystery Masterpieces Series. [xii], 279 p.p. [2]. Black cloth with gilt paneling, with in-laid colour illustration by Terry Widener, specially commissioned for this edition. A.E.G. Geometric endpapers. A few small scuffs to boards. A bright, clean copy.

Len Deighton's classic first novel, whoseprotagonist is a nameless spy – later christened Harry Palmer and made famous worldwide in the iconic 1960s film starring Michael Caine.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.The film of The Ipcress File gave Michael Caine one of his first and still most celebrated starring roles, while the novel itself has become a classic.


  • Bookseller: Minotavros Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002158
  • Title: The Ipcress File
  • Author: Deighton, Len
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library
  • Place: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Espionage, Mystery, Franklin Library Mystery Masterpieces
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction; Mystery; Franklin Library;


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