Synopses & Reviews
Updated to include new information on the Bond phenomenon, the definitive biography of author Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond 007, also includes information about Fleming's career in naval intelligence where he masterminded many top-secret operations. With Daniel Craig earning critical acclaim as the spy and signed for several Bond movies, both the character and his creator remain subjects of enduring popularity. Boasting an extraordinary cast of characters, this is biography at its bestpart history, part gossip, and part an informed reassessment of one of this century's most celebrated yet mysterious personalities.
Reissue of Lycett's definitive biography of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, to coincide with the 100th anniversary of his birth. 'This is an exemplary biography, beautifully written, fast-paced and extremely perceptive' "Sunday Telegraph"
About the Author
Andrew Lycett was educated at Charterhouse and went on to read modern history at Christ Church, Oxford. As a foreign reporter he specialised in Africa and the Middle East. A full-time author since the early 1990s, he has written a number of highly acclaimed biographies and lives in North London.