Solo - A James Bond Novel
Publish date: September 26th 2013
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Pages no: 257
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
A quick read, helped by breakfast in bed on Saturday morning.... a bit 'nice' as I remembered James Bond as being nastier - but it's so long since I read the Flemming books that I might well be quite wrong. Enjoyed the African bits especially.
With the emphasis on food, drink and the like, this book started really well. Just like an original Bond in fact. But soon it became boring mainly because, I think, that Bond was too nice. A modern man (with all the sensibilities and political correctness that that entails) set in a sixties world. T...
bookshelves: currently-reading, spies, series, published-2013, radio-4, testost-tosh, autumn-2013, adventure, fradio, abandoned, african-continent, next Read from September 28 to October 08, 2013 BBC BLURB: It is 1969 and James Bond is about to go solo, recklessly motivated by revenge.A seasoned...