Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Octopussy and The Living Daylights

Ebook edition released 11/07/2017

by Ian Fleming

Octopussy and The Living Daylights Synopsis

From the legacy of Ian Fleming come these two recently discovered short novels-superb examples ofJAMES BOND AT HIS BESTThey were written by 007's creator before his death and are published here in book form for the first time.OCTOPUSSYis set in Fleming's favourite pleasure paradise, Jamaica in the British West Indies.THE LIVING DAYLIGHTStakes place in, what is for Fleming, a new kind of locale: the border territory that divides East and West Berlin. In both novellas Fleming gives the audacious Bond the power of life-or death-over two very different adversaries.Bond's first quarry is a rather odd Englishman, the very proper Major Dexter Smythe. Smythe is a retired officer of the Royal Marines. He is a man of no visible wealth, yet he lives in luxurious idleness. His pet diversion-indeed his obsession-is a dangerous experiment that he is conducting with a predator of the deep, with a many-tentacled beauty whom he fondly has named Octopussy....Bond's second target is one of Fleming's most tantalizing villains, a person whom Bond, and the reader, glimpses but never meets. M. sends Bond to West Berlin to safeguard the escape of Number 272, a British agent who is privy to Russia's top-secret atomic plans. Agent 272 is to make his break for freedom across the East Berlin frontier. The big trouble is: the KGB knows the escape plan and that plan cannot be changed. They have assigned their best sniper, Trigger, to shoot 272 on the run, on a certain street, at a certain time. Armed with a .308-caliber International Experimental Target rifle, Bond must stake out the sniper and kill him before he kills 272...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781787206533
Publication date: 11th July 2017
Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: Valmy Publishing Valmy Publishing
Format: Ebook

Other editions of this book

ISBN: 9781787206533
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Format: Ebook

ISBN: 9781481537773
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Format: Ebook

View All Editions

More Books By Ian Fleming

Octopussy and The Living Daylights
Octopussy and The Living Daylights
Octopussy and The Living Daylights
View All Books By Ian Fleming

Share this book