Harry Palmer is a series of spy fiction novels by British novelist Len Deighton. Although the name of the series has been unofficially referred to as the “Harry Palmer” series, the protagonist is unnamed. The series has been adapted to a series of six films starring Michael Caine (in which the character is known as […]


Len Deighton is an English author of spy novels and cookbooks. He is best known for his Harry Palmer novels, including The Ipcress File. The Ipcress File was adapted into a film starring Michael Caine. Deighton is also an expert on the history of the British military, having written several non-fiction books on it.