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Question 1: Following the success of his first novels, Deighton became ________'s cookery writer and produced illustrated cookbooks.
The ObserverThe TimesThe IndependentThe Guardian

Question 2: He is perhaps most famous for his spy novel The IPCRESS File, which was made into a film starring ________.
Academy Award for Best Supporting ActorDustin HoffmanMichael CaineJack Lemmon

Question 3: [2] He has since used his drawing skills to illustrate a number of his own ________ books.
Military historySiegeAncient warfareNaval warfare

Question 4: Deighton was born in ________, London, in 1929.

Question 5: Deighton then worked as an airline steward with ________.
BA CityFlyerBritish Overseas Airways CorporationBritish European AirwaysBritish South American Airways

Question 6: The first trilogy of his ________ novel series was made into a 12-part television series by Granada Television in 1988, shown only once, and withdrawn on instructions from Mr Deighton.
Bernard SamsonLen DeightonLondon MatchBerlin Game

Question 7: His first four novels featured an anonymous anti-hero, named "Harry Palmer" in the films, and portrayed by ________.
Dustin HoffmanJack LemmonMichael CaineAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Question 8: Leonard Cyril Deighton (born 18 February 1929, Marylebone, ________) is a British military historian, cookery writer, and novelist.

Question 9: He is credited with creating the first British cover for Kerouac's ________.
The Dharma BumsOn the RoadDesolation Angels (novel)The Subterraneans

Question 10: After discharge from the RAF, he studied at St Martin's School of Art in ________ in 1949, and in 1952 won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1955.


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