Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Happy 106th Birthday To Ian Fleming

 
Happy 106th birthday to the late great thriller writer Ian Fleming.

You can read my Crime Beat column on Ian Fleming and his iconic character James Bond via the below link:

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2010/06/casino-royale-revisited-film-that.html


You can also read my Counterterrorism magazine piece on Commander Ian Fleming and his 30 Assault commando unit in WWII via the below link:

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2011/11/look-back-at-30-assault-unit-british.html

2 comments:

  1. It is unfortunate that most people know Ian Fleming via the films but not the books.

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  2. RT,

    I agree. The novels are darker and more complex than the films.

    But the films, even the silly ones, have sent millions of viewers to the novels, including a 10-year-old South Philly kid, yours truly.

    Paul

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