Jeffery Deaver

A Novel Return… But How?

May 27th, 2014 by

We all know that James Bond will return. After all, we’ve been told as much by 23 movies. 007 originated in 1953’s novel Casino Royale and has been off and on the page ever since. For the most part, one adventure followed another and Bond slowly aged throughout the series. After 2002’s The Man With […]

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Why the James Bond continuation authors have a thankless task

March 20th, 2013 by

Some time ago I was thinking about why it is that so many fans of James Bond dislike the continuation novels. While the Bond community seems to look forward to their release, they always seem to meet with a tepid reception and, sometimes, outright hostility. What brought this to mind was that I was re-reading […]

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James Bond drinks: the Carte Blanche

August 18th, 2011 by

One of the trademarks of the James Bond books, especially those written by Ian Fleming, is the attention to detail given to what 007 drives, wears, eats and drinks. Since the release of the 2006 film, Casino Royale, the Vesper has rocketed to popularity in bars across the world. So it comes as little surprise […]

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Carte Blanche review: not much like Fleming but ultimately enjoyable

August 11th, 2011 by

After the disappointment of Devil May Care, written by Sebastian Faulks and published in 2008 to coincide with the centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth, I didn’t even pre-order Carte Blanche. However, when a number of glowing reviews were published I relented and decided to read it after all. Working in author Jeffery Deaver’s favour were […]

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Video: Jeffrey Deaver Talks About Project X

June 8th, 2010 by

Dr Shatterhand recently caught up with Jeffery Deaver, announced by Ian Fleming Publications as the new continuation author of the book currently known simply as Project X. In this short video interview, Deaver explains a few of the details, such as this being a reboot of the literary series, with James Bond having been born […]

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Ian Fleming Publications unveils Project X

May 27th, 2010 by

Ian Fleming Publications announced today details of Project X according to The Globe And Mail, which until today had existed only as a countdown timer on the IFP website that expired at midnight. “Project X” is the working title of a new James Bond continuation novel written by American author Jeffery Deaver, due to be […]

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