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|4 OCTOBER 2012
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN - VINTAGE PAPERBACK
|Publication of a new paperback edition of The Man With The Golden Gun (1965), Ian Fleming's thirteenth original James Bond novel. The book is released by Vintage Publishing.
The Man with the Golden Gun, Paco Scaramanga, is one of the deadliest hit men in the world and the British Secret Service want him eliminated.
A brainwashed James Bond tried, and failed, to kill his boss, M. It's time for him to prove he can be trusted again.
Bond finds his man in the sweltering heat of Jamaica. His plan is to infiltrate Scaramanga's gang of criminals to get close to the man himself. But if he fails, Bond will be the next target for the golden gun.
Paperback: 224 pages
About the author:
Ian Lancaster Fleming was born in London in 1908. His first job was at Reuters news agency after which he worked briefly as a stockbroker before working in Naval Intelligence during the Second World War. His first novel, Casino Royale, was published in 1953 and was an instant success. Fleming went on to write thirteen other Bond books as well as two works of non-fiction and the children's classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
The Bond books have sold over sixty million copies and earned praise from figures such as Raymond Chandler who called Fleming 'the most forceful and driving writer of thrillers in England' and President Kennedy who named From Russia with Love as one of his favourite books. The books inspired a hugely successful series of film adaptations which began in 1962 with the release of Dr No, starring Sean Connery as 007. Fleming was married to Anne Rothermere with whom he had a son, Caspar. He died in 1964.
Other James Bond novels from Vintage Publishing on From Sweden With Love:
>Casino Royale (August 2, 2012)
>Moonraker (August 2, 2012)
>From Russia with Love (August 2, 2012)
>Doctor No (August 2, 2012)
>For Your Eyes Only (August 2, 2012)
>Thunderball (August 2, 2012)
>On Her Majesty's Secret Service (August 2, 2012)
>Diamonds are Forever (October 4, 2012)
>Goldfinger (October 4, 2012)
>Live and Let Die (October 4, 2012)
>Octopussy and The Living Daylights (October 4, 2012)
>The Spy Who Loved Me (October 4, 2012)
>You Only Live Twice (October 4, 2012)
Other recent editions of Ian Fleming's original James Bond novels which have been featured on FSWL are listed here.
The new mass market paperback cover of The Man With The Golden Gun. © 2012 Vintage Publishing.
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