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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 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 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 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 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 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

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-- -- --1953 Casino Royale   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1954 Live and Let Die   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1955 Moonraker   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1956 Diamonds Are Forever   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1957 From Russia with Love   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1958 Dr. No   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1959 Goldfinger   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1960 For Your Eyes Only   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1961 Thunderball   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1962 The Spy Who Loved Me   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1963 On Her Majesty's Secret Service   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1964 You Only Live Twice   by Ian Fleming
-- -- --1965 Octopussy and the Living Daylights   by Ian Fleming