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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.

Fun Facts Friday: Ian Fleming

Fleming was an avid bird watcher, and had a book on his table called Peterson Field Guide To Birds Of The West Indies by an ornithologist named… James Bond. Mr. Fleming felt free to borrow the name. When Fleming contacted the author about using his name, Mr. Bond replied that he was “fine with it”. In the movie Die Another Day, actor Pierce Brosnan can be seen examining the book.

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 The tales of an aged Cold War spy who loves material and sexual excesses told in outdated narrative seems cliché and naïve.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. That being said, I thought the plots and themes of the novel have stayed current.

Book Review: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service by Ian Fleming

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service by Ian Fleming is a top notch thriller is the second of what has become the “Blofeld Trilogy”, preceded by Thunderball (book review) and concluded with You Only Live Twice (The Spy Who Loved Me was written in between but is not included in the trilogy).

Cool Cover: Thunderball by Ian Fleming

Thun­der­ball by Ian Flem­ing is the ninth Bond novel, is the first of the “Blofeld Tril­ogy” (con­tin­ued with On Her Majesty’s Secret Ser­vice and con­cluded with You Only Live Twice inter­cepted by The Spy Who Loved me). See my review here

Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming is the second novel featuring Secret Service agent James Bond 007. The book was first published in 1954 and takes place during the cold war.

Book Review: Thunderball by Ian Fleming

About: Thunderball by Ian Fleming is the ninth Bond novel, is the first of the “Blofeld Trilogy” (continued with On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and concluded with You Only Live Twice intercepted by The Spy Who Loved me). My rating for Thunderball – 5 Buy this Book in paper or elec­tronic copy* More Books by Ian Fleming Part of […]

Graphic Novel Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Four Vol. 2 by Brian Buccellato

About: Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Four Vol. 2 by Brian Buccellato is another volume of this comic book inspired by the hit video game. This graphic novel collects Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Four #8 – 12, and Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Four Annual #1. 160 pages Publisher: DC Comics Language: English ISBN-10: […]

Graphic Novel Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Four Vol. 1 by Brian Buccellato

About: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Four Vol. 1 by Brian Buccellato is a graphic novel which brings the familiar DC Comics superheroes and Greek gods together again. This graphic novel collects issues #1-6. 168 pages Publisher: DC Comics Language: English ISBN-10: 1401262678   My rating for Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Four Vol. 1 […]

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