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Ian Fleming wrote eleven James Bond novels and two collections of short stories between 1953 and 1966. The books were best sellers at the time of initial publication, but skyrocketed to international fame when Secret Agent 007 made the leap to the Silver Screen in a long running series of movies.

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Casino Royale

In the novel that introduced James Bond to the world, Ian Fleming's agent 007 is dispatched to a French casino in Royale-les-Eaux. His mission? Bankrupt a ruthless Russian agent who's been on a bad luck streak at the baccarat table.

Year: 1953     Genre: Espionage

Diamonds Are Forever

With a sparkling trail of smuggled gems as bait, Diamonds Are Forever leads Bond on a globe-hopping mission where deadly assassins lurk behind every corner.

Year: 1956     Genre: Espionage

From Russia with Love

Bursting with action and intrigue, From Russia with Love is one of the best-loved books in the Bond canon--an instant classic that set the standard for sophisticated literary spycraft for decades to come.

Year: 1957     Genre: Espionage

Dr. No

Dispatched by M to investigate the mysterious disappearance of MI6's Jamaica station chief, Bond was expecting a holiday in the sun. But when he discovers a deadly centipede placed in his hotel room, the vacation is over.

Year: 1958     Genre: Espionage


Auric Goldfinger is the richest man in England--though his wealth can't be found in banks. He's been hoarding vast stockpiles of his namesake metal, and it's attracted the suspicion of 007's superiors at MI6.

Year: 1959     Genre: Espionage

The Spy Who Loved Me

Still reeling in the wake of Operation Thunderball, Bond had planned for his jaunt through the Adirondacks to be a period of rest before his return to Europe. But that all changes when his tire goes flat in front of a certain motel...

Year: 1962     Genre: Espionage

May 28, 1908 -- Aug 12, 1964
Author, Journalist, Naval Intelligence Officer

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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1953Casino RoyaleEspionage, James Bond 007
1954Live and Let DieEspionage, James Bond 007
1955MoonrakerEspionage, James Bond 007
1956Diamonds Are ForeverEspionage, James Bond 007
1957From Russia with LoveEspionage, James Bond 007
1958Dr. NoEspionage, James Bond 007
1959GoldfingerEspionage, James Bond 007
1960For Your Eyes OnlyEspionage, James Bond 007, Short Stories
1961ThunderballEspionage, James Bond 007
1962The Spy Who Loved MeEspionage, James Bond 007
1963On Her Majesty's Secret ServiceEspionage, James Bond 007
1963Thrilling CitiesTravel, Non-Fiction
1964You Only Live TwiceEspionage, James Bond 007
1965Octopussy and the Living DaylightsEspionage, James Bond 007
2013Ian Fleming
by Andrew Lycett
Biography, Non-Fiction




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