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Special Edition of MOONRAKER (1955) from The Folio Society

By: FSWL team
Published:
2017-10-09
Folio Society Moonraker Ian Fleming
A new special edition of Moonraker (1953), the third original James Bond novel by Ian Fleming (1908-1964), is published by The Folio Society in the UK. Fay Dalton captivating images bring Ian Fleming’s riveting thriller to life in this essential addition to the Folio Society Bond series.

Sir Hugo Drax is England’s darling: the self-made millionaire whose gift of a nuclear warhead promises a new era of peace for a nation afraid of a third world war. When M asks Bond to find out why this illustrious man cheats at cards, his concern is only for Drax’s reputation. But when two men die at the ‘Moonraker’ plant in a bizarre murder-suicide, just days before the weapon’s practice shoot, Bond must uncover the terrible truth of Drax’s enterprise and the dark history behind his abominable plans.

Book details:
Bound in blocked cloth: 256 pages
Publisher: The Folio Society
Language: English
Frontispiece and six colour illustrations
Pictorial slipcase
Dimensions: 9 x 6¼ inch
Published price: 34.95 GBP

About the Author:
Ian Lancaster Fleming was born in London in 1908. He was educated at Eton College and abroad in Germany and Austria. After working as a stockbroker he became the assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence in the Admiralty during The Second World War. In 1952 he wrote Casino Royale, the first of 14 James Bond titles, of which 30 million copies were sold during his lifetime. He was married to Ann Rothermere and together they had one son, Caspar. Fleming died in 1964.

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Photos above:
Moonraker by Ian Fleming, the third James Bond novel, from The Folio Society. © 2017 The Folio Society. All rights reserved.

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