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The Castle of Death shelters a poisoned garden, curated by a criminal mastermind and set atop a rocky Japanese island.
Bond is shattered by the murder of his wife at the hands of Ernst Stavro Blofeld but M. gives him one last chance. To save his job, James Bond needs to infiltrate and destroy the Castle of Death in exchange for top-secret Japanese intelligence
007 must learn the skills of ninja warriors and face his ultimate enemy in a battle to the death.
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A sensational imagination
With dozens of Bond novels as well as the original Ian Fleming books, scholars have been trying to work out the best way to read 007 for decades. Here's the definitive run-down.