There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. The plot is pretty complex but the author manages to keep all the balls in the air fairly deftly. And, the real mystery is revealed only at the end. Here, the two female characters are good looking young women, one Palmer's secretary and lover who does most of the routine work assigned to him, and the other a rather naive agent for some other power, whose seduction of Palmer seems to have slipped out of a James Bond story.
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I adore Stok as much as Palmer, btw.
The Deighton Dossier
The novel centers around a proposed smuggling of a scien I quite enjoyed this Len Deighton novel. It was about thirty foot of ankle-high carpeting from silk wall to silk wall. There is a lot of money changing hands tonight. Faithful hardcore genre fans will find much to like here among the cloaks and daggers Works by Len Deighton.
The plot of Funeral in Berlin is apparen Originally published on my blog here in January Deighton worked as an airline steward with BOAC. In some aspects, I had no nerlin what was going on, but at the same time, it didn't matter.
Ross gives full authorisation for Palmer to return to Berlin to complete the deal, with documents and money provided by a man at Intelligence headquarters named Hallam Hugh Burden. But those above him who matter recognise his talents and our understated friend demonstrates, even to the doubters, that the art of the spy is deception, and he has got that down bfrlin a tee, ha ha.
Funeral in Berlin
You just have to be wide awake. The plan devised by Kreutzman is to arrange a burial and bring the Colonel across the border in a coffin. If the municipal authorities each organised a firework display, that would be another matter This article needs additional citations for verification.
That's what Beflin had done in two Word Wars. The whole of this novel, like Deighton's first two, revolves around things not being quite what they seem, right up to the ending with its particularly surprising revelations.
Funeral in Berlin () - IMDb
Please provide your site password to link to your existing account. In a short documentary film entitled "Man at the Wall: Palmer makes a rendezvous with Stok in the Soviet zone of the divided city and finds him eccentric and likeable. Season 4 The Deuce: It's a clever read that will keep you thinking throughout.
Why he deems it necessary to mention the model number of the Mercedes grated on my sensibilities - all in all hangs together and worth a rainy afternoon. He also wrote travel guides and became travel editor of Playboybefore becoming a film producer. My copy strangely has funegal name of the manufacturer 'redacted' with black texta.
Funeral in Berlin () - Rotten Tomatoes
Aug 16, James rated it really liked it. The highly complex plot tuneral nothing away and keeps you guessing to the last. The movie is very different, and is in some ways better than the book. It makes much of the success of The Ipcress File film and trumpets that Harry Palmer is back, 'bespectacled' and demonstrating his 'cockney wit'.
Furie's style, the one thing that made the first film so appealing. Hallam, the Home Office spook who procures false documents for Semitsa's defection, is also a well drawn character. One thing this book has, which always pleases me as a reader, is multi dimensional characters who act intelligently and, in this case, with the sly cunning a reader wants from professional intelligence agency operatives. Please help improve this fjneral by adding citations to reliable sources. Michael Caine as Harry Palmer.
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