Casino Royale: A James Bond Novel

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
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Pages
224
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.8 X 0.6 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780063298521

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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 World War Two. 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 nonfiction and the children's classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Bond books have 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 favorite books. The books inspired a hugely successful series of film adaptations that began in 1962 with the release of Dr. No. He was married to Ann O'Neill, with whom he had a son, Caspar. He died in 1964.