Octopussy & The Living Daylights: James Bond 007
'This was going to be bad news, dirty work. This was to be murder' "Octopussy"; "The Property of a Lady"; "The Living Daylights"; "007" in New York Four classic moments in the life of a spy. From avenging the wartime murder of a friend to sniper duty on the East-West Berlin border, James Bond's... show more
'This was going to be bad news, dirty work. This was to be murder' "Octopussy"; "The Property of a Lady"; "The Living Daylights"; "007" in New York Four classic moments in the life of a spy. From avenging the wartime murder of a friend to sniper duty on the East-West Berlin border, James Bond's body, mind and spirit are tested to their limits.
Publish date: September 6th 2012
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
, Short Stories
Series: James Bond (Original Series) (#14)
This is Fleming’s second Bond short story collection, published posthumously. I’m sort of sad (but not really) that I’m at the end of my Bond reading journey. It’s been an interesting couple of months. #1 OCTOPUSSY: 2.5* A tale of avarice and treachery told via a flashback within a flashback. Thri...
My foray into the world of audiobooks continues. 3.5 stars for the stories and the extra 1.5 stars for the excellent narration. I've not ever been what one could call a James Bond fan. I'm not a James Bond hater, either. I had no strong feelings about the character/books/movies one way or the ot...
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 fourteenth Bond book.* The last Bond book by Ian Fleming, published posthumously but including three short stories originally published (by Playboy and Argosy) between 1962 and 1965 (roughly between The Spy Who Loved Me and The Man With the Golden Gun). (Later editions than mine include a four...
A posthumous collection of the remaining Bond short stories: "Octopussy", "The Property of a Lady", "The Living Daylights" and "007 in New York". Having read this far it would be a shame not to complete the set...