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You Only Live Twice, by Ian Fleming: Book Review

“You only live twice: Once when you are born And once when you look death in the face.” Twelve books into Ian Fleming’s James Bond series, the strain to keep … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, by Ian Fleming: Book Review

“Why not make it for always?” You may remember that I nearly broke up with the James Bond series after the misogynist shit show that was The Spy Who Loved Me. … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Spy Who Loved Me, by Ian Fleming: Book Review

“Love of life is born of the awareness of death, of the dread of it.” This book is lucky I didn’t throw it across the room in frustration. In fact, … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

James Bond in Quantum of Solace: Book vs Movie

Just like last time, this one is easy because the short story “Quantum of Solace” has absolutely nothing to do with the film adaptation aside from the title. The plots … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

James Bond in A View to a Kill: Book vs Movie

This is super easy because the short story “From a View to a Kill” has absolutely nothing to do with the movie “A View to a Kill.” They basically just … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

James Bond in For Your Eyes Only: Book vs Movie

This comparison is actually going to be easy, because unlike the adaptations we’ve already covered For Your Eyes Only took its inspiration from a short story. In order to flesh out … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

James Bond in Goldfinger: Book vs. Movie

Goldfinger is perhaps James Bond’s most popular adventure on film, but you may remember that the book left me cold. To be honest, I also find the film to be … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment