Ian Fleming con Live and Let Die: James Bond 007 (Vintage Classics)
Mr Big is brutal, brilliant and feared worldwide. Protected by Voodoo forces and the psychic powers of his prisoner Solitaire, he is an invincible SMERSH operative at the head of a ruthless smuggling ring. Sent to infiltrate this secret world and destroy Mr Big’s global network, James Bond’s new assignment will take him into the heart of the occult.
From Harlem’s throbbing jazz joints to the shark-infested waters of Jamaica, enemy eyes watch Bond’s every move.
‘Speed…tremendous zest…communicated excitement. Brrh! How wincingly well Mr Fleming writes’ Sunday Times
"Speed…tremendous zest…communicated excitement. Brrh! How wincingly well Mr Fleming writes" (Julian Symons The Sunday Times)
"Containing passages which for sheer excitement have not been surpassed by any modern writer of this kind" (Times Literary Supplement)
"A shark’s hold on a helpless read" (Scotsman)
"Don’t blame me if you get a stroke" (Observer)
From the Publisher
With a new introduction by Louise Welsh.
From the Back Cover
When Ian Fleming quit Naval Intelligence in 1945 he had a plan – to write the spy story to beat all spy stories. And so the world got the hero it had been waiting for – James Bond.
‘You start to die the moment you are born’
Live and Let Die, Ian Fleming’s second 007 novel, takes Bond from Harlem to Jamaica in a frenzied hunt for the brilliant deadly gangster Mr Big and his macabre network of associates.
‘Speed…tremendous zest…communicated excitement. Brrh! How wincingly well Mr Fleming writes’
Julian Symons, Sunday Times
See also: Moonraker