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SS-GB

by Len Deighton

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage eBooks of the Month

SS-GB Synopsis

In February 1941 British Command surrendered to the Nazis. Churchill has been executed, the King is in the Tower and the SS are in Whitehall...For nine months Britain has been occupied - a blitzed, depressed and dingy country.

However, it's 'business as usual' at Scotland Yard run by the SS when Detective Inspector Archer is assigned to a routine murder case. Life must go on. But when SS Standartenfuhrer Huth arrives from Berlin with orders from the great Himmler himself to supervise the investigation, the resourceful Archer finds himself caught up in a high level, all action, espionage battle.

SS-GB Press Reviews

'A brilliant picture of Britain under German rule'
Sunday Telegraph

'One of Deighton's best. Apart from his virtues as a storyteller, his passion for researching his backgrounds gives his work a remarkable factual authority.'
The Observer

'Len Deighton is the Flaubert of the contemporary thriller writers... there can be little doubt that this is much the way things would have turned out if the Germans had won the war.'
Michael Howard, Times Literary Supplement

'We have long admired Len Deighton as one of Britain's finest thriller writers, so were very excited when asked if we would be interested in adapting SS-GB.'
Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, writers of Skyfall and SPECTRE

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ISBN: 9780008166151
Publication date: 09/02/2017
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Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008166151
Publication date: 9th February 2017
Author: Len Deighton
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Books Behind TV & Film,
Categories: Second World War fiction,

About Len Deighton

Born in London, Len Deighton served in the RAF before graduating from the Royal College of Art (which recently elected him a Senior Fellow). While in New York City working as a magazine illustrator he began writing his first novel, 'The Ipcress File', which was published in 1962. He is now the author of more than thirty books of fiction and non-fiction. At present living in Europe, he has, over the years, lived with his family in ten different countries from Austria to Portugal.

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