Dr. No - Illustration by George Almond

Dr. Fu Manchu and Dr. No: More Than a Family Resemblance

Article by James Abbott “No, no, no, a thousand times, no.” – Noel Coward, on being asked to play Dr. No in the film version of Ian Fleming’s novel. Author Ian Fleming (1908-1964) was often very upfront about his inspirations when writing the James Bond thrillers. Such names as John Buchan (1875-1940), Sapper (1888-1937), and…