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Horse Under Water

Horse Under Water

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Len Deighton's second Secret File about a sunken German U-boat which has lain undisturbed in the deep water of the Portugese Atlantic coast since WWII until now (anno 1963). It took a few chapters for me to realise it’s another Deighton game – each chapter title is a cryptic crossword clue, the ‘Solutions’ page gives the one-word answers, and these answers sum up the matter of the chapter. Anthony Burgess on The Spy Who Loved Me (1977): Double Standards or was his screenplay for the film a parody with a point? This work follows The Ipcress File with two further novels, Funeral in Berlin and Billion Dollar Brain following Horse Under Water in the series. In person: Being present at the auction provides the convenience of being able to remove the lots that you have purchased when the sale ends, provided you choose to pay by credit or debit card, guaranteed cheque or cash.

Dawlish was a tall, grey-haired civil servant with eyes like the far end of a long tunnel… Dawlish nodded, removed his spectacles and dabbed at his dark eye-sockets with a crisp handkerchief. Joe MacIntosh drove me to one of the married-officer accommodations along Europa Road past the military hospital.N promptly raids it and interviews HK, is prepared to release him but Charly shoots HK, though not fatally. During the interview with the American drug smuggler, HarryKondit, in the heroin factory, the Narrator becomes briefly American, using Damon Runyan or Raymond Chandler argot, telling HK he can ‘fade’. ix] It is also interesting to note that if the projected film version of Horse Under Water had went ahead as planned the Harry Palmer character would probably have been visually and audibly very different from the blonde and bespectacled chippy cockney spy in the mackintosh raincoat as portrayed by Michael Caine in the three preceding films, The Ipcress File (1965), Funeral in Berlin (1966) and Billion Dollar Brain (1967). prominently displayed on the cover suggesting a direct link, but it is not so much a sequel as part of a series of novels about the same British spy (unnamed in the novels, though given the name Harry Palmer in the series of movies starring Michael Caine). By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.

Adrian Harrington began trading in 1971, as part of Harrington Brothers in the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's fashionable King's Road. Good condition in goodish dustwrapper (all four corners clipped, sunned, creased, protective coating lifting in a few spots, water stains to upper right front at front flap and to foot of spine, sunned)). A poor condition book can still make a good reading copy but is generally not collectible unless the item is very scarce. Indeed, some Slocum gliders can exploit the thermal gradients of the ocean to ascend in the same way fashion as airborne gliders.Here in the second Secret File, Horse under Water, skin-diving, drug trafficking and blackmail all feature in a curious story in which the dead hand of a long-defeated Hitler-Germany reaches out to Portugal, London and Marrakech, and to all the neo-Nazis of today's Europe. Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain Abandoning fiction altogether, Deighton published this comprehensive, in-depth and compelling history, lavishly illustrated with photos and technical diagrams of the famous planes involved. Hope 40-something SIS agent Bernard Samson continues trying to get to the bottom of the death of his sister-in-law, Tessa Kosinski and is soon on the trail of her husband, George, who has gone missing back in his native Poland. Topics Afghanistan Africa America Ancient history ancient Rome art Augustus book Britain British Empire British Museum China Christianity Cicero civil war Cold War colonialism comedy Communism drama Egypt exhibition Feminism fiction First World War France Germany Great War H.



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