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Ian Fleming (1) [1908–1964]

This page covers the author of Casino Royale.

For other authors named Ian Fleming, see the disambiguation page.

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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) — biography from Casino Royale… (more)
Casino Royale 6,161 copies, 252 reviews
From Russia with Love 3,638 copies, 60 reviews
Live and Let Die 3,440 copies, 82 reviews
Doctor No 3,295 copies, 62 reviews
Goldfinger 3,257 copies, 66 reviews
Moonraker 3,169 copies, 63 reviews
Diamonds Are Forever 2,981 copies, 66 reviews
Thunderball 2,960 copies, 45 reviews
You Only Live Twice: James Bond Secret Agent 007 (Author) 2,815 copies, 46 reviews
On Her Majesty's Secret Service 2,780 copies, 52 reviews
The Man with the Golden Gun 2,399 copies, 39 reviews
For Your Eyes Only 2,330 copies, 41 reviews
The Spy Who Loved Me 2,251 copies, 48 reviews
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 2,063 copies, 41 reviews
Octopussy and The Living Daylights 643 copies, 11 reviews
From Russia with Love [1963 film] (Author) 286 copies, 2 reviews
Thunderball [1965 film] (Author) 269 copies, 2 reviews
The Diamond Smugglers 249 copies, 3 reviews
Licence to Kill [1989 film] 235 copies, 4 reviews
Thrilling Cities 232 copies, 3 reviews
Casino Royale [1967 film] (Author) 196 copies, 4 reviews
Never Say Never Again [1983 film] (Author) 172 copies, 1 review
James Bond Ultimate Edition: Vol. 1 (Writer) 51 copies, 1 review
Octopussy and 007 in New York 25 copies, 1 review
The James Bond Omnibus, Volume 3 (Creator) 14 copies, 1 review
James Bond 007, tome 1 10 copies, 1 review
100.000 er budt - James Bond 4 copies, 1 review
Sabotatge 3 copies
Short fiction 2 copies
James Bond 2 copies
Casino Royale [2006 film] (Original novel) 998 copies, 4 reviews
Skyfall [2012 film] (Creator) 794 copies, 2 reviews
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang [1968 film] (Original story) 631 copies, 5 reviews
Die Another Day [2002 film] (Author) 491 copies, 3 reviews
Spectre [2015 film] (Original story) 442 copies, 4 reviews
Scorpius 375 copies, 3 reviews
Dr. No [1962 film] (Original novel) 364 copies, 2 reviews
Goldfinger [1964 film] (Original novel) 361 copies, 3 reviews
The Spy's Bedside Book (Contributor) 338 copies, 1 review
Licence to Kill (Creator) 274 copies
Live and Let Die [1973 film] (Original book) 248 copies, 1 review
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again (Original story) 232 copies, 7 reviews
Diamonds Are Forever [1971 film] (Original novel) 225 copies, 3 reviews
On Her Majesty's Secret Service [1969 film] (Original novel) 225 copies, 3 reviews
For Your Eyes Only [1981 film] (Original stories) 222 copies, 3 reviews
Moonraker [1979 film] (Original novel) 211 copies, 4 reviews
The Living Daylights [1987 film] (Original book) 177 copies
A View to a Kill [1985 film] (Original book) 171 copies, 1 review
Octopussy [1983 film] (Original book) 168 copies, 2 reviews
The Oxford Book of Villains (Contributor) 133 copies
The Seven Deadly Sins (Foreword) 88 copies, 1 review
Room 3603 (Foreword) 86 copies, 3 reviews
Great Spy Stories From Fiction (Contributor, some editions) 73 copies
The James Bond Omnibus, Volume 001 (Creator) 52 copies, 3 reviews
To Catch a Spy: An Anthology of Favourite Spy Stories (Contributor, some editions; Contributor) 41 copies
The James Bond Omnibus, Volume 002 (Creator) 24 copies, 2 reviews
Goldfinger (Macmillan Reader) (Original Author) 15 copies, 1 review
Best Secret Service Stories (Contributor) 8 copies
James Bond 007: Permission to Die Book 1 (Bibliographic Antecedent) 5 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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