Dr No

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Penguin Books, 2002 - Bond, James (Fictitious character) - 308 pages
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Dr No, a sinister recluse with mechanical pincers for hands and a sadistic fascination with pain, holds James Bond firmly in his steely grasp. Bond and Honey Rider, his beautiful and vulnerable girl Friday, have been captured trespassing on Dr No's secluded Caribbean island. Intent on protecting his clandestine operations from the British secret service, Dr No sees an opportunity to dispose of an enemy and further his diabolical research. Soon, Bond and Rider are fighting for their lives in a murderous game of Dr No's choosing . . .

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User Review  - BooksForDinner - LibraryThing

The second of two Bond books I read on the beach in Cancun over the holidays this year. Sadism and over the top racism carry the day here. The dialogue seemed a bit better than usual in this one ... Read full review

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User Review  - alanteder - LibraryThing

This is yet another winner in the James Bond celebrity performances series of audiobooks which has the Ian Fleming originals read by different theatrical and screen actors. Hugh Quarshie is the ... Read full review

Contents

Hear You Loud and Clear
1
Choice of Weapons
14
Holiday Task
29
Copyright

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Ian Lancaster Fleming was born on May 28, 1908, in London, England. He attended Eton College and then the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. He left there after a year to go study languages in Munich and Geneva. Fleming served as the Moscow correspondent for the Reuters News Agency from 1929 till 1933. he then became a banker and a stockholder in London until the beginning of World War II. When the war began, Fleming became the personal assistant to the Director of British Naval Intelligence, where he learned most of his espionage terms. When the war was over, he worked as the foreign manager of The Sunday Times in London. Fleming wrote twelve James Bond novels, nearly all of which were made into Motion Pictures. His works included: Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Thunderball, Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, and For Your eyes Only. He of died of a heart attack on August 12, 1964.

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