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The Folio Society's illustrated edition of Dr No

After Casino Royale and From Russia With Love, The Folio Society has released a third illustrated Ian Fleming novel: Dr No.

The Folio Society illustrated edition of Casino Royale

The Folio Society has released an illustrated edition of Ian Fleming's Casino Royale novel, the first title in its new 007 collectors’ series.

Vintage released The SPECTRE Trilogy

With the SPECTRE film currently being filmed for a November 2015 release, it's time to read up on the famous SPECTRE organisation. Vintage releases The SPECTRE Trilogy, featuring three original Ian Fleming novels in which James Bond has to deal with the SPECTRE organisation: Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service and You Only Live Twice.

Trigger Mortis is Anthony Horowitz new James Bond novel

On May 28th 2015, what would have been Ian Fleming’s 107th birthday, Ian Fleming Publications announced the title of Anthony Horowitz’s new James Bond novel: Trigger Mortis. The novel is set in 1957, just two weeks after the events of Fleming’s 7th novel, Goldfinger, and Bond Girl Pussy Galore will return.

Anthony Horowitz to write new James Bond novel

Ian Fleming Publications Ltd. and the Ian Fleming Estate have announced that bestselling and award-winning author Anthony Horowitz has been invited to write the next James Bond novel. The latest literary Bond adventure will be released worldwide on 8th September 2015. The novel will be unique in that parts of the book will contain previously unseen material written by Ian Fleming himself.

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Casino Royale, the classic novel that introduced secret agent James Bond to the world, is now available on one page! The book/poster is created by Spineless Classics. The entire text of the book is printed on a single page, wrapped around the design and featuring the author's logo and signature. 

Bentley Casino Royale Limited Edition

Vintage Classics has partnered with Bentley Motors to create a luxury limited edition of Casino Royale, the book that introduced Special Agent 007 to the world. Just 500 editions will be produced, each costing £750.

Solo Launch at Dorchester, London

The 25th original adult Bond continuation novel, "Solo", was launched Wednesday 25th September 2013 at the Dorchester.

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Solo is a new James Bond novel written by William Boyd.

The story takes place in 1969. Having just celebrated his forty-fifth birthday, James Bond is summoned to headquarters to receive an unusual assignment. Zanzarim, a troubled West African nation, is being ravaged by a bitter civil war, and M directs Bond to quash the rebels threatening the established regime.

Solo James Bond novel

William Boyd announced today that the title of his forthcoming James Bond novel will be Solo.

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The Japanese whisky brand Suntory has several James Bond links, from being mentioned several times in the 1964 novel You Only Live Twice, consumed by James Bond (Sean Connery) in the movie You Only Live Twice (1967), a series of 1990s commercials starring Sean Connery, to Bill Murray posing as James Bond in the movie Lost in Translation.

UK paperback edition of Carte Blanche gets completely new cover

The UK Paperback edition is released on Thursday, May 24th and has a completely new design compared to the hardcover and USA editions. The cover shows Bond's Bentley Continental GT riding through the desert.

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During the 1960s spy boom, many products including clothing and accessories, were branded with James Bond or 007. One of the more fascinating items is the James Bond's 007 Special Blend.

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In the new 007 novel Carte Blanche, James Bond uses a Walther PPS gun.

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James Bond drove several different Bentleys throughout the fourteen original novels by Ian Fleming, the first of which was the 1930 4.5 litre Bentley convertible (Casino Royale, Live And Let Die).

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Carte Blanche is a new James Bond novel written by Jeffery Deaver, commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications.

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James Bond is known for his expensive taste and the caviar is no exception: caviar is usually not cheap, but Bond prefers the best, the most exclusive and expensive kind, Beluga caviar.

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In the novel Goldfinger, James Bond uses a Leica M3 to capture the cheating methods of Auric Goldfinger. In the words of Ian Fleming, James Bond "(...) went to his suitcase and extracted an M3 Leica, an MC exposure meter, a K2 filter and a flash holder." (Ian Fleming, Goldfinger, Signet Books, 1959, chapter four, page 29).

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Bollinger and Bond is one of the most enduring marketing partnerships in motion picture history. Champagne Bollinger is featured in almost every Bond movie since Live And Let Die.

The literary James Bond first encounters Bollinger in the book Diamonds Are Forever, when Tiffany Case sends a quarter-bottle to his cabin on the Queen Elizabeth.

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The recipe for James Bond's "Vesper" martini, as described in the 1953 book Casino Royale: 'Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon-peel. Got it?'

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The Saab 900 Turbo was James Bond's vehicle of choice in three John Gardner Bond novels of the 1980s, starting with License Renewed (1981), which was published to great critical acclaim. In the book the car is silver colored, even though it is sometimes black or red on some of the bookcovers.

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In the Bond novels Casino Royale and Moonraker James drives one of the last of the 4,5 Litre Bentleys with Amherst Villiers Supercharger. It's a battleship-grey convertible coupé from 1930. It is perhaps the most iconic Bentley, also reffered to as the "Blower Bentley", with its distinctive supercharger projecting forward from the bottom of the grille.

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