For Your Eyes Only (James Bond, #8)
Publish date: October 31st 2006
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
, Short Stories
Series: James Bond (Original Series) (#8)
A collection of five short stories that don’t really add much of importance to Bond canon. Still, I guess it’s nice to know where all those movie titles came from. Quick impressions broken down by individual stories: From a View to a Kill: 3* Just a fun little spy story without much substance. ...
I picked up a bunch of James Bond books from a second-hand bookstore a few years ago, and as some of you may have noticed, I am reading my way through them. When I picked up the books I knew all of the films - probably better than anyone really should - but I did not know much about Fleming's writ...
* The eighth Bond book.* This one is a collection of 5 short stories.* The original anthology, i.e., an anthology that contains previously unpublished stories, is a terrible thing, but here we have two stories that had been previously published, one by Cosmopolitan and one by Playboy. Not surprising...
The first collection of Fleming's Bond short stories. "From a View to a Kill", "For Your Eyes Only", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico", and "The Hildebrand Rarity".A mixed bag. I enjoyed "Quantum of Solace" the most, even though it's the least 'Bond' of the stories. "For Your Eyes Only" the least.
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