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XPD

by Len Deighton

XPD Synopsis

June 11, 1940 - where is Winston Churchill? A private aircraft takes off from a small town in central France, while Adolf Hitler, the would-be conqueror of Europe, prepares for a clandestine meeting near the Belgian border. For more than forty years the events of this day have been Britain's most closely guarded secret. Anyone who learns of them must die - with their file stamped: XPD - expedient demise

XPD Press Reviews

`A stunning spy story... Deighton remains the incomparable entertainer' The Guardian `Exciting and well made.' Daily Telegraph `Deighton in top form... the best kind of action entertainment' Publishers Weekly `Deliciously sharp and flawlessly accurate dialogue, breathtakingly clever plotting, confident character drawing... a splendidly strongly told story' The Times `A master of fictional espionage.' Daily Mail `The poet of the spy story.' Sunday Times `For sheer readability he has no peer' The Standard

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008373931
Publication date: 13th August 2019
Author: Len Deighton
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 464 pages
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

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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