Posts Tagged ‘James Bond’

Book Review: Octopussy and The Living Daylights by Ian Fleming

I simply feel that the James Bond series should have gotten a much stronger finish than two short stories and two outlines for short stories.

Book Review: The Man with the Golden Gun by Ian Fleming

The novel is not unreadable, it is enjoyable for the Bond fans, but it is far from being one of the best in the series

Graphic Novel Review: James Bond: Hammerhead by Andy Diggle and Luca Casalanguida

The pace of the graphic novel is fast, but not lightning fast, and steady. Mr. Diggle keeps it steady with skill and humor peppered throughout

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.

Book Review: The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

An unusual entry in the series since it is narrated by a French-Canadian woman and not James Bond

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).

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.

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