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You Only Live Twice - Ian Fleming
You Only Live Twice
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Bond, a shattered man after the death of his wife at the hands of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, has gone to pieces as an agent, endangering himself and his fellow operatives. M, unwilling to accept the loss of one of his best men, sends 007 to Japan for one last, near-impossible mission. But Japan proves... show more
Bond, a shattered man after the death of his wife at the hands of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, has gone to pieces as an agent, endangering himself and his fellow operatives. M, unwilling to accept the loss of one of his best men, sends 007 to Japan for one last, near-impossible mission. But Japan proves to be Bond's downfall, leading him to a mysterious residence known as the 'Castle of Death' where he encounters an old enemy revitalized. All the omens suggest that this is the end for the British agent and, for once, even Bond himself seems unable to disagree...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142003275 (0142003271)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 214
Edition language: English
Series: James Bond (Original Series) (#12)
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Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
2.5 You Only Live Twice
‘Balls, James. You’ve been running through a bad patch. We all hit ‘em sometimes.’ (And by “bad patch” he means “severe depression”.) ‘M. just thought you’d be the best man for the job. You know he’s got an entirely misplaced opinion of your abilities.’ (Yes. Yes he has.) Bond is understandably...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
2.5 You Only Live Twice
"The Superintendent went to the bottom of his file and extracted what looked like a blown-up copy of Doctor Guntram Shatterhand’s passport photograph and handed it over. Bond took it nonchalantly. Then his whole body stiffened. He said to himself, God Almighty! God Almighty! Yes. There was no doubt,...
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream rated it
3.0 Notes on You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming
* The twelfth Bond book.* Third appearance of Blofeld.* Not one of the most sensibly plotted books. While on a diplomatic mission in Japan, Bond is pressed into service to help the Japanese authorities out of a sticky situation involving a dangerous gaijin whose deadly nature preserve has become the...
nouveau
nouveau rated it
3.0 You Only Live Twice (James Bond Novels)
reading the top 5 bond books in one mad ebook download has stirred my memory of this work, breezed through in hardcover however many years ago. Bond does Japan! but compared to the stark reality of [b:King Rat|9827|King Rat|James Clavell|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320417273s/9827.jpg|1899209], Fl...
Maybe Tomorrow
Maybe Tomorrow rated it
3.0
My friend recently praised the audiobook narrations of Simon Vance. Unfortunately, my library's inventory is small and Overdrive Media only allows me to download MP3s to my Nexus, further limiting my options to only two James Bond novels narrated by Vance. Since I have been wanting to read Bond book...
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