On Her Majesty's Secret Service

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Signet, 1963 - Fiction - 255 pages
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Three more of Ian Fleming's original James Bond adventures in classic, eye-catching packages

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User Review  - richardderus - LibraryThing

Rating: 4.5* of five Again a reminder that this is a review of the 1969 film, not Fleming's novel. I found I wasn't able to get past the outdated attitudes in the novels. I think because books are ... Read full review

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User Review  - MashaK99 - LibraryThing

Another solid Bond entry. This one of course it's famous for having the one and only Bond marriage scene. Shocking as the ending is (and you know it from the movie unless you've been living under a ... Read full review

Contents

SEASCAPE WITH FIGURES
9
GRAN TURISMO
18
THE GAMBIT OF SHAME
27
Copyright

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Ian Fleming, 1908 - 1964 Ian Fleming was born in 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. He died in 1964.

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