Fr. 17.90

Thunderball

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Informationen zum Autor 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. Klappentext There's no better time to rediscover James Bond. SPECTRE - the international terrorist organization led by Blofeld - is holding the world to ransom with two stolen nuclear weapons. Operation Thunderball is launched to stop them, and, in a race against time, Bond travels to the Bahamas to uncover the stolen bombs before SPECTRE can put its deadly plan into action. With less than a week to find the hidden weapons Bond must enter a world of fine yachts and casinos to infiltrate the secret operation and foil Blofeld. 'Bond is a hero for all time' Jeffrey Deaver Zusammenfassung 'He was one of those men - one meets perhaps only two or three in a lifetime - who seem almost to suck the eyes out of your head. He was their Supreme Commander - almost their god' Spectre is a merciless new enemy - a group of the world's toughest criminals, headed by the brilliant Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

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