Captured on a remote Caribbean island while investigating the mysterious disappearance of a team of agents, James Bond, alias agent 007, has to outwit the diabolical Doctor No and foil his plot to take over the world, in a new edition of the classic thriller, first published in 1958. Reprint.
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President John F. Kennedy listed From Russia with Love among his top 10 favorite novels, and after a private screening of Dr. No at the White House he was reputed to have said "I wish I had James Bond on my staff." Bond was the creation of Ian Fleming, former pupil at England's most prestigious private school, member of British Intelligence during World War II, and off-spring of the Fleming family who owned a private bank. After World War II Fleming tried his hand at writing, and sixty years ago the first Bond book, Casino Royale, was born.