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Len. born 1929, British thriller writer. His books include The Ipcress File (1962), Bomber (1970), and the trilogy Berlin Game, Mexico Set, and London Match (1983–85)
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  • But to Tyrrel and his two assassins, Forest and deighton, the spectacle suggested neither pity nor remorse.

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  • He had, he said, plenty of men, and did not need Mr. deighton's servants.

    The Tapu Of Banderah Louis Becke
  • After crossing the deighton we met some empty teams coming down, and told them of the new road we had opened up.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
  • Then, amid the cheers of more than half the populace of deighton, the travelers began their journey toward Lost Lake again.

  • For Mr. deighton he had conceived a personal liking, mingled with a wondering and contemptuous pity.

    The Tapu Of Banderah Louis Becke
  • Pushing past the missionary, he seized Mrs. deighton by the hand and descended the steps.

    The Tapu Of Banderah Louis Becke
  • Before he was half-way from Burrowes' house to the mission station, he was overtaken by the Rev. Mr. deighton.

    The Tapu Of Banderah Louis Becke
  • They had scarcely gone two hundred yards when they heard a strange, awful cry peal through the woods; and Mr. deighton shuddered.

    The Tapu Of Banderah Louis Becke
  • Suddenly little Mrs. deighton gasped and tottered as they hurried her along; she was already exhausted.

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