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Goldfinger - Ian Fleming
Goldfinger
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Auric Goldfinger, the most phenomenal criminal Bond has ever faced, is an evil genius who likes his cash in gold bars and his women dressed only in gold paint. After smuggling tons of gold out of Britain into secret vaults in Switzerland, this powerful villain is planning the biggest and most... show more
Auric Goldfinger, the most phenomenal criminal Bond has ever faced, is an evil genius who likes his cash in gold bars and his women dressed only in gold paint. After smuggling tons of gold out of Britain into secret vaults in Switzerland, this powerful villain is planning the biggest and most daring heist in history-robbing all the gold in Fort Knox. That is, unless Secret Agent 007 can foil his plan. In one of Ian Fleming's most popular adventures, James Bond tracks this most dangerous foe across two continents and takes on two of the most memorable villains ever created-a human weapon named Oddjob and a luscious female crime boss named Pussy Galore. REVIEW; A superlative thriller from our foremost literary magician. (The New York Herald Tribune)Auric Goldfinger, the most phenomenal criminal Bond has ever faced, is an evil genius who likes his cash in gold bars and his women dressed only in gold paint. After smuggling tons of gold out of Britain into secret vaults in Switzerland, this powerful villain is planning the biggest and most daring heist in history-robbing all the gold in Fort Knox. That is, unless Secret Agent 007 can foil his plan. In one of Ian Fleming's most popular adventures, James Bond tracks this most dangerous foe across two continents and takes on two of the most memorable villains ever created-a human weapon named Oddjob and a luscious female crime boss named Pussy Galore. REVIEW; A superlative thriller from our foremost literary magician. (The New York Herald Tribune)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142002049 (0142002046)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
Series: James Bond (Original Series) (#7)
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Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
2.0 Goldfinger
Moonraker II Goldfinger: Because entangling Bond in a nefarious plot masterminded by the ginger-haired millionaire with a bizarre face whom he caught cheating at cards worked so well the first time. How often in his profession had it been the same – the tiny acorn of coincidence that soared into th...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 Goldfinger
"Casually, one hand reached out to the control panel and pressed down a switch. There came a slow metallic growl from the end of the table on which Bond lay. It curved quickly up to a harsh whine and then to a shrill high whistle that was barely audible. Bond turned his head wearily away. How soon c...
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream rated it
2.5 Notes on Goldfinger by Ian Fleming
* The seventh Bond book.* Fourth appearance of Leiter (briefly).* Kind of Moonraker meets Live and Let Die, in the fact that the story begins with a millionaire who cheats at cards and is about a man who is more criminal than government operative.* The most implausible of all Bond books to date. The...
nouveau
nouveau rated it
3.0 Goldfinger (James Bond Novels)
right on the fence of the 3 or the 4, in order to avoid thinking too deeply about these fun little thrillers, I guess what I will do is confirm [b:Live or Let Die|16294753|Live or Let Die?|J Rgen Wallner|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1356064969s/16294753.jpg|22422529] at the 4, and with Casino Royale...
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment rated it
3.0
Bond is back again. He is waiting in an airport, contemplating life and his killing of a Mexican involved in the drug trade, when someone who he once knew at a certain casino (the Royale, anyone?) asks him for help. Turns out there's a man who cheats at cards and this Royale alum has lost a signific...
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