Blog Posts - Ian Fleming



Book Review: The Gilded Chalet by Padraig Rooney

For any lover of literature and trivia, this book is a gem.

Fun Facts Friday: You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming

The story was written after the film Dr. No was released, literary 007 gotten some of cinematic Bond’s persona.

Book Review: You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming

Mr. Fleming realized that after World War II, England was no longer the world power it once was and lets it all out on the page in a dialog which must have been torturous to write between Bond and the head of the Japanese Secret Service.

Graphic Novel Review: James Bond: Vargr by Warren Ellis and Jason Masters

James Bond, agent 007 of British Secret Service, returns to London from a vengeance mission in Helsinki and resumes the boring duties of the 00 section. Soon enough he gets a new mission, this time in Berlin to break a drug trafficking cartel.

Book Review: For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming

It seems to me Mr. Fleming had some stories in his head and somehow tried to tie them up into a common character (Bond).

On Ian Fleming, and Why #NextBond Could Be Anyone

A look at James Bond as written by Ian Fleming, and why the next Bond actor or actress could be anyone.
by Book Riot on Jun 2, 2016

Book Review: Goldfinger by Ian Fleming

The story is, of course, dated and some of it seem downright laughable or cringe worthy if not keeping in mind the attitudes at the times towards women and minorities.

Book Review: Dr. No by Ian Fleming

This book is fun and silly and it seems that Mr. Fleming had a good time cutting down a character he almost seemed bored of writing.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Mar 23, 2016

Book Review: Diamonds are Forever by Ian Fleming

James Bond is assigned an undercover investigation of a diamond smuggling operation from Sierra Leone to the United States.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Mar 15, 2016

Book Review: From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming

About: From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming is the 5th novel in the series featuring English spy James Bond, 007. The book was published in 1957 and is considered one of the quintessential Cold War novels.   253 pages Publisher: Fine Communications...

Spectre

The gang’s all here! I have spoken in the past about my love for James Bond. More so than any other series of movies, the Bond franchise has a special place in my heart. I initially watched the Sean Connery Bonds in my teen years, around the time P...
by Black Ship Books on Nov 10, 2015

Book Review: Moonraker by Ian Fleming

This is a well written, post World War II spy drama which moves forward the character of Bond and enhances the notion of the gritty world he lives in.

Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Mr. Fleming’s descriptions of Harlem, voodoo and thrilling adventures are as exciting as ever. The tone in this novel is grittier than its predecessor, with more action moving the story forward. And a fight with a giant octopus.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Aug 18, 2015

Geek Peek: Femme Fatales Of James Bond Movie ‘Spectre’ (Images)

A common staple of the long-running James Bond franchise is the Bond girl. There is no set number on how many Bond girls can appear in one film or set rules on the role she will play in the film. The character can be either an ally or an enemy, a piv...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 21, 2015

Sam Mendes Says ‘Spectre’ Will Be His Last James Bond Film

Sam Mendes' Skyfall helped bring back James Bond after the franchise took a slight misstep with Quantum Of Solace. With Mendes set to return for Spectre, the director is saying that he will not be turning for a third time. More on the story below [.
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 20, 2015

Warren Ellis To Write ‘James Bond 007′ Comic For Dynamite

Warren Ellis, acclaimed writer of Planetary, Nextwave, and about a hundred other comic book series, has been announced as the writer for a new series about that most famous of British spies, James Bond. James Bond 007 will launch in November (just in...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 6, 2015

Book Review: Casino Royale by Ian Fleming

On the surface Casino Royale by Ian Fleming seems dated. The tales of an aged Cold War spy who loves material and sexual excesses told in outdated narrative seems cliché and naïve. In fairness, however, it is a cliché the author himself created. T...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Apr 29, 2015

‘Spectre’ Teaser Trailer: James Bond 007 Returns, and This Time He Has Secrets

The first trailer for the latest James Bond adventure, Spectre, has premiered this evening. You can watch it here below. After doing a bang-up job directing Skyfall, Oscar-winner Sam Mendes is back behind the camera for Daniel Craig's fourth go-arou...
by Geeks of Doom on Mar 27, 2015

Book of the Week: Ian Fleming’s For your Eyes Only – FIRST EDITION

This week we received a very exciting donation: a 1st edition, hardback copy of For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming, published by Jonathon Cape in 1960. This is the eighth book in the James Bond series and contains five short stories: – From a V...
by Oxfam Books, Petergate York on Feb 6, 2015

Book of the Week: Ian Fleming’s For your Eyes Only FIRST EDITION

This week we received a very exciting donation: a 1st edition, hardback copy of For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming, published by Jonathon Cape in 1960. This is the eighth book in the James Bond series and contains five short … Continue reading...
by Oxfam Books, Petergate York on Feb 6, 2015


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