There's no better time to rediscover James Bond.
The British Secret Service has many enemies.
Whether it's a sniper in East Berlin, a Russian agent secretly bidding for a Fabergé egg, or a retired major in Jamaica with a treacherous secret, it is down to James Bond to neutralize the threat.
In these stories the dirty world of international espionage tests Bond's skills to the extreme.
'Bond is a hero for all time' Jeffrey Deaver
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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.