There's no better time to rediscover James Bond.
Ernst Stavro Blofeld, head of the terrorist organization SPECTRE, is holed up in his Alpine base, conducting research into a terrifying biological weapon.
007's mission is to gain access to Blofeld's icy retreat and gather information vital to guaranteeing world safety.
A new alliance with the troubled daughter of the head of the French mafia offers 007 the chance to bring down his nemesis once and for all - but will Bond be prepared to pay the ultimate price for victory?
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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.