From Russia with Love

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1985 - 256 pages
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Review: From Russia With Love (James Bond (Original Series) #5)

User Review  - Benjamin Thomas - Goodreads

My chronological journey through the world of the original James Bond novels continues with the fifth novel to be written and published, and widely held as the beginning of the best part of the entire ... Read full review

Review: From Russia With Love (James Bond (Original Series) #5)

User Review  - GR Reader - Goodreads

I think I was about seven. We had a copy of this book lying around the house, and Mom told me not to read it, it was totally dumb, but of course I did anyway. I thought it was kind of cool, especially ... Read full review

Contents

ROSELAND
3
THE SLAUGHTERER
11
POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
20
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Ian Fleming (1908-1964), creator of the world's best-known secret agent, is the author of fourteen James Bond books. Born in London in 1908 and educated at Eton and Sandhurst, he became the Reuters Moscow correspondent in 1929. In the spring of 1939, Fleming went back to Moscow as a special correspondent for the London Times. In June of that same year, he joined Naval Intelligence and served throughout World War II, finally earning the rank of Commander, RNVSR (Sp.). Much of the James Bond material was drawn directly from Fleming's experiences as an intelligence officer. Later, Fleming became a consultant on foreign affairs for the London Sunday Times, by which time he had become far better known as the creator of James Bond.

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