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Casino Royale

Casino Royale( )
Author: Fleming, Ian
Series title:Popular Penguins Ser.
ISBN:978-0-14-104542-9
Publication Date:Jun 2009
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $9.95
Book Description:

Bond is sent to a casino in Royal-les-Eaux to disgrace the lethal Russian agent 'Le Chiffre' by ruining him at baccarat and forcing his Soviet spymasters to 'retire' him, but he soon finds that his quarry is not content to go without a fight. Preferring to work alone, 007 is annoyed to be assigned a female assistant, but his compelling attraction to the enigmatic Vesper Lynd only leads him into further danger . . .

Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11.1 x 18.1 cm
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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