Leonard Cyril Deighton (born February 18, 1929) is a British author of spy fiction and historical novels.

Several of his novels have been adapted for films. His first few novels featured an un-named hero, named "Harry Palmer" in the movie versions, and played in them by Michael Caine.

Deighton has also published a series of cookery books, and a history of the Battle of Britain, Fighter.

Selected Bibliography

The 'Harry Palmer' books The Bernie Samson Books:
  • Berlin Game
  • Mexico Set
  • London Match
  • Spy Hook
  • Spy Line
  • Spy Sinker
  • Faith
  • Hope
  • Charity


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