Portraits of Deighton

Len Deighton at different stages of his career

Above is a selection of publicity shots and magazine shoots from the sixties through to the 21st century, each of which reflects a different stage in Deighton's career.

Together, they demonstrate the longevity of his career and popularity as a writer.

Mr Fleming, I presume?

The shot of Deighton and Ian Fleming comparing weapons was taken at the only meeting between the two men, set up by the book editor of the Sunday Express in 1963.