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Sebastian Faulks writing as Ian Fleming - Devil May Care (2nd Hand Hardback)

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SKU B001838
Synopsis

In the summer of 2006, Sebastian Faulks was approached by the family of the late Ian Fleming and asked if he would write a one-off James Bond novel to mark the centenary of Fleming’s birth.

The book, entitled Devil May Care, was published on 28th May, 2008 and went straight to number one in the UK bestseller lists. It spent a total of 12 weeks in the top ten, including five consecutive weeks at number one. It also entered the US top ten after four days on sale.

It is the fastest selling hardback in Penguin’s history.

1960's, London.

Bond is back. With a vengeance. 

M has summoned agent 007. It's the swinging Sixties and a flood of narcotics is pouring into Britain. Sinister industrialist Dr Julius Gorner is identified as the source and James Bond is dispatched to investigate.

The trail takes Bond to Paris and then Persia - where the beautiful and enigmatic twins Scarlett and Poppy lead him to Gorner's secret desert headquarters. Here, Bond uncovers Gorner's cold-blooded plans for world domination.

Only by playing Gorner's twisted game can Bond stop him . . .

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - Suspense & Thriller
  • Published : 2008 (Penguin 007 - 1st Edition, 1st Printing)
  • ISBN : 9780141808543
  • SKU : B001838
  • PPC : SP500gm
  • RRP : £18.99 (Unclipped)
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"Picking up where Fleming left off, Sebastian Faulks takes Bond back to the height of the Cold War in a story of almost unbearable pace and tension. "Devil May Care" not only captures the very essence of Fleming's original novels but also shows Bond facing dangers with a powerful relevance to our own times." - Goodreads.

The Authors

Sebastian Charles Faulks CBE FRSL (born 20 April 1953) is a British novelist, journalist and broadcaster. He is best known for his historical novels set in France - The Girl at the Lion d'Or, Birdsong and Charlotte Gray.

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Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 - 12 August 1964) was a British writer, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.