John Pearson

Birthday of John Pearson [1930]

October 5th, 2017 by

John Pearson, who worked for Ian Fleming at The Sunday Times and wrote his biography and then the the fictional biography of James Bond, making him the second James Bond continuation author (after Kingsley Amis), was born on 5th October 1930 in Epsom, Surrey. As well as the biographies of Fleming and Bond, Pearson wrote […]

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007 Kindle ebooks no fan should be without

April 25th, 2013 by

Depending on your point of view the Kindle is either a miracle device, or the work of the Devil. While some people like their device – or love the ability to read Amazon’s Kindle ebooks on an iPad or other device – many see the move towards putting books into an electronic format as destroying […]

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John Pearson Interview – the MI6 outtakes

March 5th, 2013 by

I was recently asked by MI6 to interview John Pearson, author of The Life of Ian Fleming and James Bond: The Authorised Biography, which you can read here. It was interesting to discuss Ian Fleming with someone who actually worked for him and had first hand experience of James Bond’s creator. The interview was nearly […]

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Review: Everything Or Nothing, The Untold Story of 007

November 14th, 2012 by

On Sunday night I was lucky enough to see the new documentary “Everything Or Nothing”, commissioned as part of the celebrations for the fifthieth anniversary of cinematic James Bond. While it received a cinema release in the UK, albeit on a limited number of screens, and was shown on cable in the US I had […]

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