Casino Royale James Bond 007

by Ian Fleming

Part of the James Bond 007 Series

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage Thriller and Suspense

Casino Royale James Bond 007 Synopsis

'Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles.'

Casino Royale James Bond 007 Press Reviews

'Ian Fleming has discovered the secret of narrative art...the reader has to go on reading' -- John Betjeman

'A superb gambling scene, a torture scene which still haunts me, a beautiful girl' -- Raymond Chandler

'Mr Fleming's first novel is an extremely engaging affair...the especial charm of the book is the high poetry with which he invests the green blaize lagoons of the casino tables...Mr Fleming has produced a book that is both exciting and extremely civilized.' Times Literary Supplement

'[Casino Royale is] lively, most ingenious in detail, on the surface as tough as they are made and charmingly well-bred beneath' Spectator

'One of the most original spy thrillers that has ever tickled a jaded palate' Empire News

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ISBN: 9780099576853
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099576853
Publication date: 6th September 2012
Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, James Bond, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Espionage & spy thriller,

About 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 ...

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