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Casino Royale

Casino Royale( )
Author: Fleming, Ian
Introduction by: Judd, Alan
ISBN:978-0-09-957685-3
Publication Date:Nov 2012
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $14.99
Book Description:

'Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles'

In Casino Royale, the first of Fleming's 007 adventures, a game of cards is James Bond's only chance to bring down the desperate SMERSH agent Le Chiffre. But Bond soon discovers that there is far more at stake than money.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 1.6 cm
Book Weight:0.181 Kilograms
Author Biography
Fleming, Ian (Author)
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.

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