Diamonds Are Forever
Publish date: February 1st 2001
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: James Bond (Original Series) (#4)
This fourth Bond adventure was so much fun that I never found myself making movie comparisons. In my mind, Bond was once again played by a young Hoagy Carmichael, and Kidd and Wint bore a simultaneously hilarious and disturbing resemblance to Penn and Teller. From the locations to the horse racing t...
"Slowly the sting slid home into its sheath and the nerves on the poison sac at its base relaxed. The scorpion had decided. Greed had won over fear." I won't copy all of the opening scene of Diamonds Are Forever, but this is one of the reasons why I keep reading this series - Fleming's ability to ...
* The fourth Bond book.* Third appearance of Leiter.* Bond starts the book by telling M that America is a civilized country, then spends the rest of it proving otherwise.* He's up against the Spangler Gang here, the Mob. Not really his cup of tea and he knows it. So did I. The Mob is beneath Bond.* ...
Bond is investigating a diamond smuggling ring. Shades of the film of the same name, but they changed a number of things. As usual with Bond adaptations, the book outshines the film again.
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