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Published in 1955, Moonraker is the third Bond novel.
'For several minutes he stood speechless, his eyes dazzled by the terrible beauty of the greatest weapon on earth.'He's a self-made millionaire, head of the Moonraker rocket programme and loved by the press. So why is Sir Hugo Drax cheating at cards? Bond has just five days to uncover the sinister truth behind a national hero.
This edition of Ian Fleming's third 007 adventure comes with a new introduction by Susan Hill.
'Irresistibly readable Observer Fleming is splendid; he stops at nothing' New Statesman
'I don't know anyone who writes about gambling more vividly than Fleming' New York Times
'A series of blood-curding and incredible excitements...I couldn't put the book down until it was finished' Telegraph
'One of the most accomplished of thriller-writers... Moonraker is as mercilessly readable as all the rest' Listener
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage
|Publication date:||6th September 2012|
|Publisher:||Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Espionage & spy thriller,|
Ian Lancaster Fleming was born in London on 28 May 1908 and was educated at Eton College before spending a formative period studying languages in Europe. His first job was with Reuters news agency, followed by a brief spell as a stockbroker. On the outbreak of the Second World War he was appointed assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence, Admiral Godfrey, where he played a key part in British and Allied espionage operations. After the war he joined Kemsley Newspapers as Foreign Manager of the Sunday Times, running a network of correspondents who were intimately involved in the Cold War. His ...More About Ian Fleming