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The Man with the Golden Gun James Bond 007 by Ian Fleming

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Published in 1965, Ian Fleming's thirteenth and final 007 novel is a fitting tribute to a unique British hero.After a year missing in action, Bond is back ...brainwashed by the KGB and on a mission to assassinate M. To prove his worth to the Service, he must hunt down and eliminate his fiercest opponent yet: Pistols Scaramanga - The Man With The Golden Gun.

If you like Ian Fleming you might also like to read books by Robert Ludlum, Graeme Shimmin and William Boyd.

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The Man with the Golden Gun James Bond 007 by Ian Fleming

'Mister, there's something quite extra about the smell of death. Care to try it?'

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'As fast-moving as immensely readable tale Scotsman Fleming keeps you riveted' Sunday Telegraph

About the Author

Ian Fleming

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 first novel, Casino Royale, was published in 1953 and introduced James Bond, Special Agent 007, to the world. The first print run sold out within a month. Following this initial success, he published a Bond title every year until his death. His own travels, interests and wartime experience gave authority to everything he wrote. Raymond Chandler hailed him as 'the most forceful and driving writer of thrillers in England.' The fifth title, From Russia with Love, was particularly well received and sales soared when President Kennedy named it as one of his favourite books. The Bond novels have sold more than sixty million copies and inspired a hugely successful film franchise which began in 1962 with the release of Dr No starring Sean Connery as 007. The Bond books were written in Jamaica, a country Fleming fell in love with during the war and where he built a house, 'Goldeneye'. He married Anne Rothermere in 1952. His story about a magical car, written in 1961 for their only child Caspar, went on to become the well-loved novel and film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Fleming died of heart failure on 12 August 1964, aged fifty-six.

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6th September 2012


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Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage Publishing


240 pages


Action Adventure / Spy
Thriller / Suspense
James Bond

Espionage & spy thriller



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