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Licence to write nonsense,
This review is from: James Bond: The Authorised Biography (Paperback)
Yes, I agree with two of the previous reviewers here; this book is utter balderbash. Pearson apes Fleming's style without realising the tongue in cheek attitude the original always kept. There has been no update in style since the 1970s so we get words like negro and Roumanians jumping out on us and bottom line, the story and idea behind it are weak. In an age where Bond is selling any product he's on I cannot recommend this book to even the most ardent Bond fan, even as an enjoyable skim read.
Go for Simon Winder's book The Man Who Saved Britain if you want a read that covers the Bond era as Fleming wrote it without the nonsensical idea of interviewing a man who doesn't exist.