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Who was Ian Fleming?
Ian Fleming was a British author, best known for his collection of spy novels for James Bond. Ian Fleming was born on 28th May 1908 and died on 12th August 1964. During the Second World War he worked for Britain’s Naval Intelligence Division, and was involved with the planning for Operation Goldeneye.
His other notable work is a children’s story, Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang (1964), which was also made into a film in 1968. The Times ranked Ian Fleming 14th on its list of “The 50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945” in 2008.
Ian Flemming wrote a total of 12 books for James Bond and released 2 of the short stories. Since his death, there has a great many authors adding more adventures to this swarve spy. Anthony Horowitz is probably the one freshest in everyone’s minds having great success with his own child spy adventures of the Alex Rider series.
28th May 1908 in Mayfair, London, UK
Died 12th August 1964, aged 56
Thriller, Children’s, Nonfiction
Casino Royale (1953)
James Bond #1
Published by Jonathon Cape
3.74 out of 5 on Goodreads
Below you can find out more about the book series he has done and the best reading order for them.
Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles.
Want to Know More?
If you have enjoyed any of Ian Fleming’s work and want to learn more about him or any other of his work, then do check out the Ian Fleming website.
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