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For your eyes only : Ian Fleming + James Bond

Author: Ben Macintyre; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a thrilling stand-alone book that looks into the entwined worlds of James Bond and Ian Flemming. Published with the 2008 Imperial War Museum exhibition of the same name, it will explore how Fleming's 007 emerged against the background of WWII and the Cold War and how Bond's world was based on the realities of Fleming's life.
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Genre/Form: Spy films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogues
Named Person: Ian Fleming; Ian Fleming; James Bond, (Fictitious character); James Bond, (Fictitious character); Ian Fleming
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Macintyre; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9780747595274 0747595275 9781596915442 1596915447
OCLC Number: 181601286
Notes: "This book published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London is a homage to Ian Fleming on the centenary of the author's birth, and a celebration of James Bond, his greatest creation"--Page 10.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 001. The Scent and Smoke and Sweat of a Casino --
002. The Life: Smelling Battle from Afar --
003. Who Was James Bond? --
004. The Plots: From Hot War to Cold War --
005. Gadgets, Guns, Gizmos and Gear-Sticks --
006. Bond Girls --
007. Shaken, Stirred and Custom-Made: Bond's Life of Luxury --
008. The Short Life of Ian Fleming; The Eternal Life of James Bond --
The Bond Books.
Other Titles: Ian Fleming and James Bond
Responsibility: Ben MacIntyre.
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PRAISE FOR AGENT ZIGZAG: 'Superb. Meticulously researched, splendidly told, immensely entertaining and often very moving' JOHN LE CARRE 'It is unlikely that a more engaging study of espionage and Read more...

 
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