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#31 Lazenby880

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 09:08 PM

I'm coming round to CS. :D

Good lord. :tup:

Perhaps the elation at the arrival of your new child has coloured your mind? Or are you on some serious pain medication?

And yes, Amis did quite remarkably move to the right of the political spectrum in a relatively short space of time, but that does not mean that Mrs Fleming was necessarily convinced by it. Plus, as spynovelfan points out, Bond's working with Soviet Ariadne as well as the offer of the Order of Lenin does suggest that her fears of a left wing 'influence' pervading COLONEL SUN may have been justified to an extent. At least it could be argued that way.

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#32 spynovelfan

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 10:31 PM


I'm coming round to CS. :D

Good lord. :tup:

Perhaps the elation at the arrival of your new child has coloured your mind? Or are you on some serious pain medication?


LOL. No, I was just glancing through one of Gardner's earlier, that's all!

Bit of perspective. :D

#33 Lazenby880

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 11:07 PM

LOL. No, I was just glancing through one of Gardner's earlier, that's all!

Bit of perspective. :tup:

Ouch! I am assuming it was WIN LOSE OR DIE, or something like that. :D

#34 spynovelfan

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 11:14 PM


LOL. No, I was just glancing through one of Gardner's earlier, that's all!

Bit of perspective. :tup:

Ouch! I am assuming it was WIN LOSE OR DIE, or something like that. :D


NO DEALS, MR BOND. It all ticks on quite well for a few pages, and then the grammar or the exposition is just so poor that you have to stop for a minute and calm down.

#35 Mercator

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 02:51 AM

I think Amis was very good.
I think he should still write the books.

#36 K1Bond007

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 03:05 AM

I think Amis was very good.
I think he should still write the books.


That may be rather hard to pull off considering he died about 10-11 years ago. If we're gonna have dead people write the James Bond novels we might as well get Ian Fleming, although I've often wondered what a Bond novel by W. Somerset Maugham would be like. :tup: :D :D

#37 Flash1087

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Posted 16 February 2006 - 03:37 AM


I think Amis was very good.
I think he should still write the books.


That may be rather hard to pull off considering he died about 10-11 years ago. If we're gonna have dead people write the James Bond novels we might as well get Ian Fleming, although I've often wondered what a Bond novel by W. Somerset Maugham would be like. :tup: :D :D


"James Bond: The Gentleman In The Parlour"? :D

#38 ACE

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Posted 16 February 2006 - 12:41 PM

I think Amis was very good.
I think he should still write the books.


Love your signature, Mercator!!!!

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#39 TortillaFactory

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Posted 19 February 2006 - 01:00 AM

Amis was a pretty good writer, I think - except on the last page of CS, where the dialogue completely falls apart. "It makes me feel sad"?!

...yeah.

That kinda ruined it for me. And makes me a bit glad that he didn't try another.

Yes, I'm picky.

#40 glidrose

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:44 PM

Is this what you're looking for?

http://en.wikipedia....am#Future_ideas

#41 Odd Jobbies

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:35 PM

"James Bond never liked Acapulco."

 

I have to agree - i got spiked in a club there and woke up to find a new a acquaintance trying to take my watch off! I woke up that morning in a hedge running down the centre of the high street - still had my watch :)



#42 Dustin

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:43 PM

"James Bond never liked Acapulco."

 

I have to agree - i got spiked in a club there and woke up to find a new a acquaintance trying to take my watch off! I woke up that morning in a hedge running down the centre of the high street - still had my watch :)

 

Hope you didn't lose something else that night...



#43 Odd Jobbies

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 09:56 PM

 

"James Bond never liked Acapulco."

 

I have to agree - i got spiked in a club there and woke up to find a new a acquaintance trying to take my watch off! I woke up that morning in a hedge running down the centre of the high street - still had my watch :)

 

Hope you didn't lose something else that night...

 

My honour's still intact ;)



#44 glidrose

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:43 AM

 

 

"James Bond never liked Acapulco."

 

I have to agree - i got spiked in a club there and woke up to find a new a acquaintance trying to take my watch off! I woke up that morning in a hedge running down the centre of the high street - still had my watch :)

 

Hope you didn't lose something else that night...

 

My honour's still intact ;)

 

As is your virginity? :P



#45 john.steed

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 11:40 PM

Is this what you're looking for?

http://en.wikipedia....am#Future_ideas

I am so glad that you provided that link. When I was a kid, I heard on my local TV station that there was to be Bond story in which Bond was to be killed by a bazooka-wielding bartender. However, when I became a Bond fan in the early 70s, I never saw that story and despite looking for now and then, I never saw a reference to it until I followed your link. It really is great to finally, after 43 years, to find out what had happened! Thanks.  






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