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James Bond (Original Series) by Ian Fleming

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The James Bond literary franchise is a series of novels and short stories, first published in by Ian Fleming , a British author , journalist , and former naval intelligence officer. James Bond , often referred to by his code name, , is a British Secret Service agent; the character was created by journalist and author Ian Fleming , and first appeared in his novel Casino Royale ; the books are set in a contemporary period, between May and February Fleming went on to write a total of twelve novels and two collections of short stories, all written at his Jamaican home Goldeneye and published annually. Two of his books were published after his death in Since Fleming's death a number of other authors have written continuation works. Some of these have been novelizations of episodes in the series of Bond films , produced by Eon Productions , while others were either continuation novels or short stories. The first author was Kingsley Amis , writing under the pseudonym of " Robert Markham " who produced one novel; then came novelist and biographer John Pearson who wrote a fictional biography of Bond.

There are currently 39 officially licenced James Bond books authored by six writers since The first and most famous 14 were written by Ian Fleming , spawning a wide world of Bond media including films , comic strips , comic books , and video games. The various Post-Fleming continuation authors present created their own separate literary continuities, whose only connection to one another are Fleming's original novels. Several novelizations, spin-off books, short stories , and anthologies have also been published. Fleming bragged to his friends about how good he believed the book would be. Fleming chose a bland but masculine name for his main character and gave the character many of his own personal tastes including golf and gambling.

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Croix Fleming nee Rose. Ian was the younger brother of the travel writer Peter Fleming and the older brother of Michael and Richard Fleming.

Educated at Eton , Sandhurst and, briefly, the universities of Munich and Geneva , Fleming moved through several jobs before he started writing. His wartime service and his career as a journalist provided much of the background, detail and depth of the James Bond novels. Fleming wrote his first Bond novel, Casino Royale , in It was a success, with three print runs being commissioned to cope with the demand. Eleven Bond novels and two collections of short stories followed between and Bond is also known by his code number, , and was a commander in the Royal Naval Reserve.

James Bond is, quite simply, a cultural icon. Since then, he has appeared in numerous novels and over 20 films. Most recently, the series has been taken over by Jeffery Deaver. Fortunately, Bond fails at this task, but he has now lost the trust he had. Shop Worldwide: Amazon.

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