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Bond vs. Bond: Revised and Updated: The Many Faces of 007

Paul Simpson

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Quarto Books
03 March 2020
Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres
Connery. Lazenby. Moore. Dalton. Brosnan. Craig.

Who is your favorite Bond? Whether you prefer Sean Connery to Roger Moore or Daniel Craig to Pierce Brosnan, you'll find every incarnation of the debonair spy in this unofficial comprehensive guide. Revised and updated, this paperback edition of Bond vs. Bond includes the 2020 movie No Time to Die, along with speculation about the future of Bond, James Bond. In Bond vs. Bond, author Paul Simpson delves into all the various ways Ian Fleming's iconic British Secret Service agent-code name 007-has been interpreted through the years, from the books and movies to the guns and gadgets. Discover the femme fatales who only appear in the movies but not the books; why Ian Fleming himself once described the Bond character as ruthless and self-indulgent ; and much more. Loaded with interesting facts about the extraordinary history and continuing popularity of Bond, this is definitely a book that no fan should be without.
By:   Paul Simpson
Imprint:   Quarto Books
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 203mm, 
ISBN:   9781631066962
ISBN 10:   163106696X
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   03 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction vii 1. The Life of Ian Fleming 2. The Literary Bond: Ian Fleming's 007 Sidebar: The Cars 3. Bond in Other Media Sidebar: The Gadgets 4. The Other Literary Bonds: From Robert Markham to Anthony Horowitz Sidebar: The Guns 5. Sean Connery: The Scottish Bond 6. George Lazenby: The Australian Bond Sidebar: The Bond Girls 7. Roger Moore: The Urbane Bond Sidebar: Rebooting Bond 8. Timothy Dalton: The Bleeding Bond Sidebar: The Music of James Bond 9. Pierce Brosnan: The Irish Bond Sidebar: The Villains 10. Daniel Craig: The Blond Bond Sidebar: The Femmes Fatales 11. The Other Bonds: The Alternative Casino Royales Afterword: The Essential Bond James Bond Bibliography James Bond Filmography Photography Credits Index Acknowledgments About the Author

Paul Simpson is the author of many books on pop culture, including the official books charting the making of Farscape, Smallville, and The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, as well as Bond vs. Bond, The Bond Files, and a biography of Nicole Kidman. He edits the popular news and reviews website SciFiBulletin.com.

Reviews for Bond vs. Bond: Revised and Updated: The Many Faces of 007

Simpson has done the series more than justice, and a must buy at this unjust time of year. * The James Bond Dossier * I guarantee that on multiple occasions you'll say 'I never knew that' as you journey through this accessible and enthusiastic journey through all things Bond * Sci Fi Bulletin *


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