Published in 1956, Diamonds are Forever is the fourth Bond novel. From the diamond mines of Sierra Leone to the jewellers of Hatton Garden, from race track to casino, Bond must infiltrate and destroy the criminal network of the Spangled Mob.
'The twentieth century looked out at him from the piece of newsprint and bared its teeth in a sneer'
'The remarkable thing about this book is that it is written by an Englishman. The scene is almost entirely American and it rings true to an American. I am unaware of any other writer who has accomplished this' -- Raymond Chandler
'James Bond is one of the most cunningly synthesized heroes in crime fiction' Observer
'A brilliant story that maintains the promise of an extremely clever introduction' Manchester Evening News
'Once again Ian Fleming has brought it off' Birmingham Post
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