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Ian Fleming (1) [1908–1964]

This page covers the author of Casino Royale.

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Ian Lancaster Fleming was born on May 28, 1908, in London, England. He attended Eton College and then the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. He left there after a year to go study languages in Munich and Geneva. Fleming served as the Moscow correspondent for the Reuters News Agency from 1929 till 1933. he then became a banker and a stockholder in London until the beginning of World War II. When the war began, Fleming became the personal assistant to the Director of British Naval Intelligence, where he learned most of his espionage terms. When the war was over, he worked as the foreign manager of The Sunday Times in London. Fleming wrote twelve James Bond novels, nearly all of which were made into Motion Pictures. His works included: Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Thunderball, Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, and For Your eyes Only. He of died of a heart attack on August 12, 1964. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Casino Royale 5,727 copies, 238 reviews
From Russia with Love 3,387 copies, 54 reviews
Live and Let Die 3,207 copies, 74 reviews
Doctor No 3,067 copies, 56 reviews
Goldfinger 3,044 copies, 59 reviews
Moonraker 2,951 copies, 56 reviews
Diamonds Are Forever 2,778 copies, 57 reviews
Thunderball 2,741 copies, 38 reviews
You Only Live Twice 2,593 copies, 36 reviews
On Her Majesty's Secret Service 2,570 copies, 44 reviews
The Man with the Golden Gun 2,223 copies, 33 reviews
For Your Eyes Only 2,161 copies, 36 reviews
The Spy Who Loved Me 2,117 copies, 39 reviews
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 1,893 copies, 34 reviews
Octopussy and The Living Daylights 1,475 copies, 20 reviews
Skyfall [2012 film] (Creator) 715 copies, 2 reviews
From Russia with Love [1963 film] (Author) 253 copies, 2 reviews
Thunderball [1965 film] (Author) 238 copies, 2 reviews
The Diamond Smugglers 229 copies, 2 reviews
Thrilling Cities 214 copies, 2 reviews
Licence to Kill [1989 film] 212 copies, 4 reviews
Casino Royale [1967 film] (Author) 174 copies, 4 reviews
Never Say Never Again [1983 film] (Author) 152 copies, 1 review
James Bond Ultimate Edition: Vol. 1 (Writer) 47 copies, 1 review
The Living Daylights {story} 34 copies, 1 review
The James Bond Omnibus, Volume 3 (Creator) 10 copies, 1 review
James Bond 007, tome 1 8 copies, 1 review
Risico 6 copies
100.000 er budt - James Bond 4 copies, 1 review
James Bond 2 copies
Sabotatge 2 copies
Short fiction 2 copies
Casino Royale [2006 film] (Original novel) 873 copies, 4 reviews
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang [1968 film] (Original story) 538 copies, 5 reviews
Spectre [2015 film] (Original story) 404 copies, 4 reviews
Scorpius 344 copies, 3 reviews
The Spy's Bedside Book (Contributor) 326 copies, 1 review
Goldfinger [1964 film] (Original novel) 325 copies, 3 reviews
Dr. No [1962 film] (Original novel) 314 copies, 2 reviews
Licence to Kill (Creator) 253 copies
Live and Let Die [1973 film] (Original book) 215 copies, 1 review
On Her Majesty's Secret Service [1969 film] (Original novel) 203 copies, 2 reviews
Diamonds Are Forever [1971 film] (Original novel) 199 copies, 3 reviews
For Your Eyes Only [1981 film] (Original stories) 197 copies, 3 reviews
Moonraker [1979 film] (Original novel) 194 copies, 4 reviews
The Living Daylights [1987 film] (Original book) 162 copies
A View to a Kill [1985 film] (Original book) 160 copies, 1 review
Octopussy [1983 film] (Original book) 149 copies, 2 reviews
The Oxford Book of Villains (Contributor) 126 copies
The Seven Deadly Sins (Foreword) 82 copies, 1 review
Room 3603 (Foreword) 74 copies, 2 reviews
Great Spy Stories From Fiction (Contributor, some editions) 69 copies
The James Bond Omnibus, Volume 001 (Creator) 46 copies, 3 reviews
To Catch a Spy: An Anthology of Favourite Spy Stories (Contributor, some editions; Contributor) 40 copies
The James Bond Omnibus, Volume 002 (Creator) 22 copies, 2 reviews
Best Secret Service Stories (Contributor) 9 copies
Climax!: Casino Royale [1954 TV episode] (Original story) 5 copies, 2 reviews
James Bond 007: Permission to Die Book 2 (Bibliographic Antecedent) 4 copies
Playboy Magazine ~ May 1963 (Contributor) 3 copies
The Spy with a Cold Nose [1966 film] (Original book) 2 copies

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