Sebastian Faulks is an English author of historical and contemporary fiction novels and non-fiction books. He is the author of the French Trilogy and has made contributions to the James Bond series (created by Ian Fleming) and the Jeeves & Wooster series (created by P.G. Wodehouse). The son of a judge and an actress, Faulks […]
Charlie Higson is an English author of a multitude of genres for both adults and young adults. He writes the Young Bond series (he is a major James Bond aficionado) and The Enemy series – both considered YA series, while most of his standalone novels are for adults. Besides being a published author, Charlie is […]
A new four-part drama based on the life of James Bond creator Ian Fleming will be digging up some of the author’s darkest secrets. The series will be focusing on his covert ops involvement during World War II, but perhaps more interesting to most, his expulsion from army college and womanizing.
Don’t have enough time to read (or re-read) all 12 of Ian Fleming‘s James Bond novels before Skyfall is released in theatres? Well, no worries. Author/comedian Charlie Higson has condensed all of the novels into 140-character tweets. As an example, here are his tweets about both the short story and film based on Quantum of […]
After decades of speculations, the debate over who Ian Fleming based the James Bond character on – WWII Wing Commander Forest “Tommy” Yeo-Thomas. “Tommy” very much enjoyed the company of women – or several of them – and was ruthless in pursuit of his enemies. Yeo-Thomas parachuted into (the then-occupied) France three times before he […]
The next James Bond novel will see an aged version of the super-spy, who has a more realistic love life. William Boyd intends to explore Bond as a human being with more realistic viewpoint. “He is a middle-aged man, a middle-aged spy, and that’s one of the things that interests me,” Boyd said. The currently […]
Duncan Jones has signed on to direct the biopic based on the life of Ian Fleming before he ever penned the James Bond series. Jones had this to say about the project, “Fleming lived through one of the most perilous periods in world history, in a position that allowed him a unique vantage point of […]