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The Many Lives of James Bond: How the Creators of 007 Have Decoded the Superspy

By: FSWL team
Published:
2019-11-04
The Many Lives of James Bond by Mark Edlitz
The Many Lives of James Bond: How the Creators of 007 Have Decoded the Superspy is a new book written by Mark Edlitz published by Lyons Press in America on 4th November 2019. The 312-pages hardback features quotes from two of the actors who have portrayed Ian Fleming's James Bond on the silver screen, George Lazenby and Roger Moore.

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Lots of people love James Bond. But how many have actually been Bond? The Many Lives of James Bond offers the largest ever collection of original interviews with actors who have played Bond in different media, as well as in-depth interviews with many of the diverse artists who have contributed their talents to the making of James Bond movies, television shows, novels, radio dramas, comic books, and video games.

These wide-ranging interviews provide a behind-the-scenes look at the artists' goals, the challenges they faced, and how they met them.


This book is also the first to examine the Bond character through the eyes of the artists who interpret him. As the author talked with these creative people, a through-line emerged. It involves a series of related fundamental questions about Bond that artists must reckon with when interpreting Bond.

• Who is James Bond and what, if anything, beyond successfully completing a mission does he really want?
• What drives him? Why did he become an agent?
• What is the nature of his inner-life?
• Would he be capable of a satisfying life away from high-octane adventure and danger?

These questions challenge and inspire the creators to pull back the curtain on a deliberately opaque figure in an attempt to explore and analyze Bond's interior life and thought processes, and how the Bond actors have interpreted the role.

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