Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories

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Penguin, 2008 - Bond, James (Fictitious character) - 293 pages
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Quantum of Solace - the amount of comfort. Yes, I suppose you could say that all love and friendship is based in the end on that'. Bringing together all of the James Bond short stories in one limited edition stunning hardcover book, this is the ultimate celebration of suave and deadly secret agent 007. Whether he's making an unexpected discovery in the Bahamas, hunting down a Cuban hit-man in wild country, smashing an international drugs ring in Rome, on the trail of a murderous secret in the Caribbean, or foiling a surprisingly alluring assassin in Berlin's sniper's alley, dangerous missions and beautiful women come with the job for James Bond. And this agent is always a consummate professional. Quantum of Solace was originally published in Ian Fleming's collection of short stories, For Your Eyes Only, and is also the title of the twenty-second James Bond film, starring Daniel Craig.

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Contents

From a View to a Kill
1
For Your Eyes Only
32
Quantum of Solace
77
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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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