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The Man With the Golden Gun - Ian Fleming
The Man With the Golden Gun
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A brainwashed James Bond has tried—and failed—to assassinate M, his boss. Now Bond has to prove he is back on form and can be trusted again. All 007 has to do is kill one of the most deadly freelance hit men in the world: Paco “Pistols” Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun. But despite his... show more
A brainwashed James Bond has tried—and failed—to assassinate M, his boss. Now Bond has to prove he is back on form and can be trusted again. All 007 has to do is kill one of the most deadly freelance hit men in the world: Paco “Pistols” Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun. But despite his license to kill, 007 is no assassin, and on finding Scaramanga in the sultry heat of Jamaica, he decides to infiltrate the killer’s criminal cooperative—and realizes that he will have to take him out as swiftly as possible. Otherwise 007 might just be the next on a long list of British Secret Service numbers retired by the Man with the Golden Gun...
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780142003282 (014200328X)
Publisher: The New American Library
Pages no: 183
Edition language: English
Series: James Bond (Original Series) (#13)
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Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
2.0 The Man with the Golden Gun
If you take bits of previous Bond adventures, throw them in a cocktail shaker, and give them an almighty shake, The Man with the Golden Gun is what will pour into your martini glass. Once again, Bond is sent on a mission that is tantamount to suicide. [See: You Only Live Twice, etc.] Once again,...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 The Man with the Golden Gun
M.’ s voice was gruff. ‘007 was a sick man. Not responsible for his actions. If one can brainwash a man, presumably one can un-brainwash him. If anyone can, Sir James can. Put him back on half pay for the time being, in his old Section. And see he gets full back pay and allowances for the past year....
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream rated it
3.0 Notes on The Man With the Golden Gun by Ian Fleming
* The thirteenth Bond book.* Sixth appearance of Leiter.* The last Bond novel by Ian Fleming, published posthumously. (The fourteenth and last Fleming Bond book is the anthology Octopussy.)* Perhaps the shortest novel, it begins with a Manchurian Candidate-like opening (that, unfortunately, isn't te...
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment rated it
3.0
The Man with the Golden Gun is the last Bond book that Fleming himself wrote. Fleming died during the composition of this one, and a lot can be found on the good old Internet about why the tone and attention to detail vary so differently from previous Bond books. While the plot is more raw and inter...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
2.0
I love the James Bond films, but the plots of these novels never make much sense to me.
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