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Billion Dollar Brain

Len Deighton

Billion Dollar Brain

by Len Deighton

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Large Print

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9800871M
    ISBN 100708909019
    ISBN 109780708909010

    The classic spy thriller of lethal computer-age intrigue and a maniac's private cold war, featuring the same anonymous narrator and milieu of The IPCRESS fourth of Deighton's novels to be narrated by the unnamed employee of WOOC(P) is the thrilling story of an anti-communist espionage network owned by a Texan billionaire, General Midwinter, run from a vast computer complex known as. XPD is a spy novel by Len Deighton, published in , and set in , roughly contemporaneous with the time it was concerns a plan by a group of former SS officers to seize power in West Germany, in which they intend to publish some wartime documents about a (fictional) secret meeting between Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler in June , and the efforts of a British agent, Boyd Published: Hutchinson (UK), Knopf (US).

    Billion Dollar Brain. by Len Deighton. Publisher Jonathan Cape. Billion Dollar Brain. by Book Condition & Notes. A fine first edition in the original binding. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket, with some wear to the edges and two very small chips to the finish on the front cover. The fourth of Deighton's "unnamed spy" novels, this is a far more subtle story than the sub-Bondian antics of the film adaptation. Tasked with infiltrating the private espionage network of General Midwinter (creator of the eponymous Billion Dollar Brain), our protagonist falls in with Harvey Newbegin, one of Midwinter's men in a tale of cross and double-cross involving stolen viruses/5(7).

    The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton. First edition in dust jacket. Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, (). The dust jacket is in fine condition and is not price clipped with a price of $ Binding is in fine condition. Contents clean. Owner’s name and address on the pastedown. Protected by Mylar. Inventory # Price: $Seller Rating: % positive. Billion Dollar Brain - Plot summary. A billionaire Texan, stolen virus-filled eggs, saunas and an army driving across a frozen sea: all the imponderable elements of a race against time for ‘Harry Palmer', the unnamed spy who remains our narrator for this story.


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Billion Dollar Brain () is the most readable of Len Deighton’s first four WOOC(P) secret agent books, and also the lightest in tone (relatively we’re not talking Austin Powers here).4/4(15).

Billion Dollar Brain () is the most readable of Len Deighton’s first four WOOC(P) secret agent books, and also the lightest in tone (relatively we’re not talking Austin Powers here)/5(34).

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Like all the Deighton Palmer novels, The Billion-Dollar Brain is, to quote, Wikipedia, “intricate, with many dead ends.” The British WOOC(P) spy agency sends Palmer to Helsinki to investigate an Amer I have now finished the fourth and last “Harry Palmer” novel from Len Deighton, namely: Billion Dollar Brain/5.

Billion Dollar Brain has its topical aspect -- the character of General Midwinter (Ed Begley Sr.) is a kind of cinematic burlesque/composite of Texas oil millionaire H.L. Hunt and ex-Major General Edwin Walker (though what Begley brings to the role, especially when he is speechifying about communism, is likely very close to what he did as Matthew Harrison Brady in Inherit the Wind on-stage -- and on that Brand: Kl Studio Classics.

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The classic thriller of a lethal computer age and a maniac's private cold war General Cited by: 6. Thriller () minutes ~ Color Harry Palmer has left the British Secret Service and become a private detective.

One of his first assignments is to deliver an apparently innocent thermos flask to an old friend in Helsinki, Palmer is suspicious of the flask contents and begins to doubt the motives of his friend and those of his boss a Texan billionaire. Director: Ken Russell Writers: Len. Billion-Dollar Brain | Deighton Len | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. The Billion Dollar Brain is the 4th of four novels in the series, beginning w/The IPCRESS File, which were adapted to film starring Michael Caine as Harry Palmer.

This novel entangles England, Finland and Latvia and, the "Brain", a super-computer owned by a Texan billionaire. Billion-Dollar Brain. By: Len Deighton. Narrated by: James Lailey.

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Free shipping for many products. The Billion Dollar Brain belongs to a powerful private intelligence unit and the data Deighton has programmed it with is much more fantastically complex than anything he used in The Ipcress File or Funeral in Berlin.

Actually it's Goldfinger gadgetry. It begins with the attempt to unscramble some eggs which are smeared on the body of a Finnish journalist in Helsinki; it ends with the defection.

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Len Deighton. $; run from a vast computer complex known as the Brain. After having been recruited by Harvey Newbegin, the narrator travels from the bone-freezing winter of Helsinki, Riga and Leningrad, to the stifling heat of Texas, and soon finds himself tangling with enemies on both sides of the Iron Curtain.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Billion-dollar brain by Len Deighton, FebruBerkley edition, in English Billion Dollar Brain (Febru edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 6.Bullet to Beijing is a made-for-television film that continues the adventures of the fictional spy Harry Palmer, who appeared in the s films The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin and Billion Dollar Brain, based on books by author Len an alternate title is Len Deighton's Bullet to Beijing, Deighton was not associated with the film at ed by: George Mihalka.The billion-dollar super-computer of the title, built by Midwinter, runs a network of spies and assassins aimed at the destruction of the Soviet Union.

That interests Palmer's old friend, Soviet 50%.