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Bond... James Bond. He has been personified by the likes of Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan and others. Now, read the original adventures and meet 007 as Ian Fleming intended him to be.

Ian Fleming (1908-1964) spent four years, from 1929 to 1933, working for Reuters News Agency in the Moscow office. During World War II, he was the personnal assistant to the Director of British Naval Intelligence. Plus, his background as a banker and journalist all provided input to his creative imagination to create one of the most famous pulp style heroes of the mid to late 20th century.

As times change, and heroes evolve, so has Secret Agent 007. From 1981 through 1996, John Gardner would carry on the Bond tradition producing sixteen new Bond adventures starting with License Renewed including the novelization for Goldeneye.

And from 1996 through 2002, Raymond Benson would bring Bond into the 21st Century with another eight titles including Die Another Day and The World is not Enough.

Enjoy the Quintessential Modern Pulp Hero in his original paperback form.

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Casino Royale

Thumbtack    Casino Royale by Ian Fleming

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

Live and Let Die

Thumbtack    Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

From the jazz joints of Harlem to the shark-infested waters of the Florida Everglades, Live and Let Die sends Bond headlong into the exotic.

Year: 1954
Genre: Espionage

Moonraker

Thumbtack    Moonraker by Ian Fleming

The mysterious death of the head of security at Drax's missile base gives Bond the perfect opportunity to go undercover to find out the secret agenda of the supposed British war hero. With the help of another agent, the lustrous Gala Brand, 007 learns the truth about Drax's battle scars, his wartime allegiances--and his murderous plans for the deployment of Moonraker.

Year: 1955
Genre: Espionage

Diamonds Are Forever

Thumbtack    Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming

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

Thumbtack    From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming

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

Thumbtack    Dr. No by Ian Fleming

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

Goldfinger

Thumbtack    Goldfinger by Ian Fleming

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

For Your Eyes Only

Thumbtack    For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming

A departure from the full-length James Bond novels, For Your Eyes Only is a stunning collection of five stories that sends 007 to Bermuda, Berlin, and beyond, and places him in the dangerous company of adversaries of all varieties.

Year: 1960
Genre: Espionage

Thunderball

Thumbtack    Thunderball by Ian Fleming

Bond stumbles onto the trail of a lethal man with ties to a new secret organization called SPECTRE. When SPECTRE hijacks two A-bombs, a frantic global search for the weapons ensues, and M's hunch that the plane containing the bombs will make a clean drop into the ocean sends Bond to the Bahamas to investigate.

Year: 1961
Genre: Espionage

The Spy Who Loved Me

Thumbtack    The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

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


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Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1953Casino Royale by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1954Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1955Moonraker by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1956Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1957From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1958Dr. No by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1959Goldfinger by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1960For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007, Short Stories
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1961Thunderball by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1962The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1963On Her Majesty's Secret Service by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1964You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1965Octopussy and the Living Daylights by Ian Fleming Espionage, James Bond 007

 

 

 


 

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