James Bond travels to the Caribbean to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a secret service team. As he uncovers the astonishing truth about strange energy waves that are interfering with U.S. missile launches, he must battle deadly assassins, sexy femmes fatales, and even a poisonous... show more
James Bond travels to the Caribbean to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a secret service team. As he uncovers the astonishing truth about strange energy waves that are interfering with U.S. missile launches, he must battle deadly assassins, sexy femmes fatales, and even a poisonous tarantula. The search takes him to an exotic tropical island, where he meets a beautiful nature girl and discovers the hideout of Doctor No, a six-foot-six madman with a mania for torture, a lust to kill, and a fantastic secret to hide.
Publish date: August 27th 2002
Pages no: 233
Edition language: English
Decent Bond story. Sent off to Jamaica to investigate a missing agent, which "M" thinks will be a lazy holiday for Bond, he soon finds himself fighting for his life.
Picking up about a year after the events of From Russia With Love, this book finds Bond barely recovered from Rosa Klebb’s kick to his shin (three cheers for Rosa’s poisoned shoe-knife, deflator of egos and humbler of spies). M. wants to ease him back into the field and see if he’s still got what it...
‘Morning, Armourer. Now I want to ask you some questions.’ M.’ s voice was casual. ‘First of all, what do you think of the Beretta, the .25?’ ‘Ladies’ gun, sir.’ M. raised ironic eyebrows at Bond. Bond smiled thinly. What fun! After the last installment of Bond had left me filled with rage fo...
* The sixth Bond book.* Second appearance of Strangways and Quarrel.* Terrific book, from the opening in which Bond must give up his "ladies' gun," his Baretta, and accept the new Walther PPK, through the wonderful last line kicker.* Everything clicks. Quarrel (Bond's good-humored man Friday), Honey...
The sixth book in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, Dr.No, is a solid entry in the franchise. There are elements of the work that are particularly strong, and a few that are especially weak. As always, it's important to remember that they were meant as quick, simple paperback reads, not serious nov...