Ian Fleming

Two new titles on Ian Fleming published today in UK

October 8th, 2015 by


Fans of literary Bond will be interested in two books on Ian Fleming released today. The first is The Man With The Golden Typewriter, in which Fergus Fleming has selected many of his uncle’s letters related to James Bond. We currently have a contest to win one of three signed copies, but you can order it […]

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Illustrated edition of ‘Casino Royale’ released this month

October 6th, 2015 by


A new edition of Casino Royale, with illustrations by Fay Dalton, is to be published by the The Folio Society later this month. This lavish edition, with artwork by acclaimed illustrator Fay Dalton, and an introduction by Booker-Prize winning author John Banville, pays homage to the enormous success of Ian Fleming’s iconic novels. Illustrations © […]

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New James Bond paperback editions from Vintage

October 2nd, 2015 by

The Spectre Trilogy

Holding the world to ransom, planning to destroy Britain from the inside, and battling Bond to the death: discover the origins of SPECTRE in this omnibus edition of Ian Fleming’s Thunderball, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and You Only Live Twice. Discover where SPECTRE began: these three Bond novels tell of the rise and fall of the criminal network, […]

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Ian Fleming: the brain behind Bond [Video]

October 1st, 2015 by


The entire interview with Ian Fleming filmed at Goldeneye and originally screened on CBC in August 1964. The programme runs for 27 minutes and was the final interview with Fleming before he died.

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Preview: The Man with the Golden Typewriter

September 9th, 2015 by

The Man with the Golden Typewriter Jacket

The Man with the Golden Typewriter contains numerous unpublished letters by Ian Fleming, which have been sourced from the Fleming Archive, the Cape Archive and private collections from around the world. The Man with the Golden Typewriter is available to order from Amazon UK and Amazon.com. Before the world-famous films came the world-famous novels. This […]

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Anniversary of Ian Fleming’s death [1964]

August 12th, 2015 by

Ian Fleming blue plaque

James Bond’s creator, one time naval intelligence officer, journalist and author Ian Lancaster Fleming, died of a heart attack in the early hours of 12th August 1964, his only son’s birthday. After a lifetime of heavy drinking and smoking and a reluctance to cut down on the vices he so much enjoyed, Fleming collapsed after dining at […]

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Birthday of Ian Fleming [1908]

May 28th, 2015 by


Ian Fleming, wartime intelligence officer, journalist and creator of James Bond, was born in London on 28th May 1908.

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News of new Bond novel due on 28th May

May 20th, 2015 by


Crime writer Ian Rankin has tweeted a photo of a postcard he received that appears to suggest details of the new James Bond continuation novel will be released on 28th May: A mysterious postcard dropped through the letterbox… pic.twitter.com/COepiTsGOI — Ian Rankin (@Beathhigh) May 20, 2015 The date coincides with Ian Fleming’s birthday and it […]

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Anniversary of ‘Dr No’ publication in UK [1958]

March 31st, 2015 by

Dr No Covers

After nearly being killed at the end of From Russia With Love, M sends 007 to Jamaica on what he believes will be a holiday for the agent.

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Anniversary of ‘You Only Live Twice’ publication in UK [1964]

March 16th, 2015 by

You Only Live Twice Cover

After nearly being killed at the end of From Russia With Love, M sends 007 to Jamaica on what he believes will be a holiday for the agent.

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