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Billion-dollar brain.

Len Deighton

Billion-dollar brain.

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Published by The Companion Book Club in London .
Written in English


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Billion Dollar Brain book. Read 44 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The classic thriller of a lethal computer age and a maniac's p /5. Billion Dollar Brain is a British-American Technicolor espionage film directed by Ken Russell and based on the novel of the same name by Len film features Michael Caine as secret agent Harry Palmer, the anti-hero protagonist.

The "brain" of the title is a sophisticated computer with which an anti-communist organisation controls its worldwide anti-Soviet spy by: Richard Rodney Bennett.

Billion Dollar Brain () is the most readable of Len Deighton’s first four WOOC(P) secret agent books, and also the lightest in tone (relatively we’re not talking Austin Powers here).4/4(15). Billion-Dollar Brain - Kindle edition by Deighton, Len. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note Cited by: 6. Check out this great listen on The classic spy thriller of lethal computer-age intrigue and a maniac's private cold war, featuring the same anonymous narrator and milieu of The Ipcress File.

The fourth of Deighton's novels to be narrated by the unnamed employee of WOOC(P) is the thr. The Billion Dollar Brain is the 4th of four novels in the series, beginning w/The IPCRESS File, which were adapted to film starring Michael Caine as Harry Palmer.

This novel entangles England, Finland and Latvia and, the "Brain", a super-computer owned by a Texan billionaire. Directed by Ken Russell.

With Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, Oskar Homolka. A former British spy stumbles onto a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?6/10(K). Just wanted Billion-dollar brain.

book add a few foot notes concerning the vastly under rated plot line of Billion Dollar Brain. The character of Midwinter was actually based on H. Hunt, the Texas oil and ketchup king who ran his own international spy network (occasionally doing jobs on the side for the CIA), was insanely anti-Russian, and (according to the death bed claims of E.

Howard Hunt) may have bank rolled. Audience Reviews for Billion Dollar Brain Enjoyable if dated, they are still using punch cards to program their computers!, espionage thriller with a solid cast%. Buy a cheap copy of Billion Dollar Brain book by Len Deighton.

The classic thriller of a lethal computer age and a maniac's private cold war General Midwinter loves his country, and hates communism.

In a bid to destabilize the Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. The Billion Dollar Brain belongs to a powerful private intelligence unit and the data Deighton has programmed it with is much more fantastically complex than anything he used in The Ipcress File or Funeral in Berlin.

Actually it's Goldfinger gadgetry. It begins with the attempt to unscramble some eggs which are smeared on the body of a Finnish journalist in Helsinki; it ends with the defection. Harry Palmer (Michael Caine), the reluctant Billion-dollar brain. book agent from The Ipcress File () and Funeral in Berlin () -- both (like the source for this movie) based on novels by Len Deighton -- is back again in Ken Russell's Billion Dollar Brain.

Having left Britain's espionage service, Palmer is scraping out a living as a private investigator, but Actors: Michael Caine. The KL Studio Classics Blu-ray of Billion Dollar Brain is a good encoding of this attractive superspy satire. The image is rich and mostly dirt-free.

The rich mono track gains a bit from the wider range of audio. We fans of course welcome Harry Palmer #3 to Blu-ray, to join a couple of UK region B Blus of The Ipcress Funeral in Berlin is from Paramount, a Blu-ray of it isn't exactly. Read "Billion-Dollar Brain" by Len Deighton available from Rakuten Kobo.

The classic spy thriller of lethal computer-age intrigue and a maniac’s private cold war, featuring the same anonymous n /5(10). The Billion Dollar Brain-Len Deighton-SIGNED!!-First/1st Book Club Edition $ + $ ShippingSeller Rating: % positive.

‎The classic spy thriller of lethal computer-age intrigue and a maniac’s private cold war, featuring the same anonymous narrator and milieu of The IPCRESS File.

The fourth of Deighton’s novels to be narrated by the unnamed employee of WOOC(P) is the thrilling story of an anti-communist esp. Editorial Reviews. The third of the s film adaptations of Len Deighton's espionage novels to star Michael Caine, Billion Dollar Brain was also the most problematic of the three, mostly owing to John McGrath's script and Ken Russell's direction.

The two previous movies, The Ipcress File () and Funeral in Berlin (), were fairly straightforward spy yarns that, for all of their Brand: Kl Studio Classics.

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Billion-Dollar Brain is a Cold War spy novel by Len was the fourth to feature an unnamed secret agent working for the British WOOC(P) intelligence follows The IPCRESS File (), Horse Under Water (), and Funeral in Berlin ().

As in most of the author's novels, the plot of Billion Dollar Brain () is intricate, with many dead ends. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Billion-Dollar Brain by Len Deighton at Barnes & Noble.

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Thriller () minutes ~ Color Harry Palmer has left the British Secret Service and become a private detective.

One of his first assignments is to deliver an apparently innocent thermos flask to an old friend in Helsinki, Palmer is suspicious of the flask contents and begins to doubt the motives of his friend and those of his boss a Texan billionaire.

Director: Ken Russell Writers: Len. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Billion Dollar Brain and it was written by Len particular edition is in a Hardcover format.

This books publish date is Unknown. It was published by Jonathan Cape and has a total of pages in the : The fourth of Deighton's "unnamed spy" novels, this is a far more subtle story than the sub-Bondian antics of the film adaptation. Tasked with infiltrating the private espionage network of General Midwinter (creator of the eponymous Billion Dollar Brain), our protagonist falls in with Harvey Newbegin, one of Midwinter's men in a tale of cross and double-cross involving stolen viruses/5(6).

The Billion Dollar Brain-Len Deighton -First/1st Book Club Edition $ 0 bids + $ Shipping. Len DEIGHTON / Billion Dollar Brain First Edition $ Deighton, Len THE BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Dial Press Very Good in a Good dust jacket.

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Billion-Dollar Brain is a Cold War spy novel by Len was the fourth to feature an unnamed secret agent working for the British WOOC(P) intelligence follows The IPCRESS File (), Horse Under Water (), and Funeral in Berlin (). As in most of the author's novels, the plot of Billion-Dollar Brain is intricate, with many dead ends.

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Billion-Dollar Brain Harry Palmer Series, Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Len Deighton (Author) Born in London, Len Deighton served in the RAF before graduating from the Royal College of Art (which recently elected him a Senior Fellow). While in New York City working as a magazine illustrator he began writing his first.

Billion-Dollar Brain Harry Palmer Series, Book 4 General Midwinter, run from a vast computer complex known as the Brain. After having been recruited by Harvey Newbegin, the narrator travels from the bone-freezing winter of Helsinki, Riga and Leningrad, to the stifling heat of Texas, and soon finds himself tangling with enemies on both sides.

title details and video sharing options. now playing Billion Dollar Brain () -- (Movie Clip) The Air In Texas. At the Texas compound of oil zillionaire and cold war agitator General Midwinter (Ed Begley), Harry Palmer (Michael Caine), who s posing as a for-hire private eye after having been pressed back into service with Britain s MI-5, takes in some doctrine, in Billion Dollar Brain, It marked the beginning of a very stormy and turbulent relationship between the two men that lasted through the entire production of Billion Dollar Brain.

The first challenge was crafting an acceptable screenplay from Len Deighton's novel. Russell, working with scenarist John McGrath, recalled, "The book was totally illogical. Billion Dollar Brain Roger Ebert Ap Tweet.

The hippies say you should do your own thing. Movies should too. We don't go to a Western expecting "Citizen Kane," but we do hope for a good Western. If we're disappointed, It's not because the movie. Billion Dollar Brain was released after her death, leading some to speculate whether her voice was dubbed, but it sure sounds like Dorléac's to me.

She's mesmerizing in every scene she's in, and had she not died so young, so senselessly, there's little doubt she would have been a huge international star on the order of Deneuve at the very least.

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Billion Dollar Brain is a British espionage film directed by Ken Russell and based on the novel Billion-Dollar Brain by Len Deighton. The film features Michael Caine as secret agent Harry.