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SHAKEN: Drinking with James Bond & Ian Fleming

Review by Jeffrey Susla Ian Fleming found much pleasure in drinking. That much is obvious when encountering the attention paid to the variety of drinks that James Bond orders around the world on assignment. And James Bond, like his creator, finds solace in alcohol. In Thunderball, Bond’s medical report states that he drinks half a…

‘Ian Fleming – The Notes’ by John Pearson

Newly published by The Queen Anne Press, are the notes that John Pearson made in 1965 while researching The Life of Ian Fleming. They chart not only Fleming’s life – with details that never made it into the finished biography – but John’s own journey while investigating his subject. As such, they form less a…

A Family Affair: The Other Fleming Writers

Ian Fleming sits as one of the most famous and successful thriller writers of all time, who casts a long shadow over his peers, and not least his own family. Here we look at some other talented Fleming writers, spanning multiple generations. Peter Fleming Ian’s older brother Peter needs little introduction. As a highly successful travel…

Win a Signed Copy of ‘The Man with the Golden Typewriter’ by Fergus Fleming!

This competition has ended Artistic Licence Renewed has 3 signed copies of Ian Fleming’s nephew Fergus Fleming’s new book  – The Man with the Golden Typewriter – to give away! View a sample of the book here: http://issuu.com/bloomsburypublishing/docs/the_man_with_the_golden_typewriter_ Terms and Conditions: 3 winners will be picked at random and we will ask you to provide your address…

Ian Fleming Bibliography

‘The Ian Fleming Bibliography’ by Jon Gilbert

The Bibliography covers every aspect of Fleming’s writing, from the manuscript stage, through typescripts, uncorrected proofs, advance and review copies, first and subsequent impressions, paperback printings, omnibus and collected editions, as well as periodical appearances, comic strip adaptations, young reader and large print editions published in Britain and America. Jon Gilbert: A clear picture has emerged…

Complete Ian Fleming Collection

Literary ‘Talk of the Devil’

Talk of the Devil is a collection of rarely-seen journalism and other writing by Ian Fleming. It belongs to a special edition of his complete works published in 2008 by Queen Anne Press to commemorate the centenary of his birth. The edition is intended to celebrate Fleming not only as the creator of Bond but as…