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‘The twentieth century looked out at him from the piece of newsprint and bared its teeth in a sneer’
The Spangled Mob are no ordinary American gangsters. They prey on the addictions of the wealthy and treat the poor as collateral. Their ruthless desire for power and fierce brotherly loyalty make them deadly and invincible. James Bond must go deep undercover in his urgent new assignment: to destroy their millionaire masterminds, Jack and Seraffimo Spang. But the Spangs' cruel influence is everywhere, from dusty African diamond mines to the frenzied gambling dens of Las Vegas. Can Bond find his men before his cover is blown?
From the diamond mines of Sierra Leone to the jewellers of Hatton Garden, from race track to casino,... Bond must infiltrate and destroy the criminal network of the a ruthless gang, the Spangled Mob, in Fleming’s fourth 007 adventure.
About the Author
Ian Lancaster Fleming was born in London in 1908. His first job was at Reuters news agency after which he worked briefly as a stockbroker before working in Naval Intelligence during the Second World War. His first novel, Casino Royale, was published in 1953 and was an instant success. Fleming went on to write twelve other Bond books as well as two works of non-fiction and the children’s classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Bond books have sold over sixty million copies and earned praise from figures such as Raymond Chandler who called Fleming ‘the most forceful and driving writer of thrillers in England’ and President Kennedy who named From Russia with Love as one of his favourite books. The books inspired a hugely successful series of film adaptations which began in 1961 with the release of Dr No, starring Sean Connery as 007. Fleming was married to Anne Rothermere with whom he had a son, Caspar. He died in 1964.
"A first-rate thriller but above all, it's a terrific novel" -- Jonathan Kellerman
Number Of Pages: 309
Published: 4th October 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.3 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1