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The Man Who Would Be King By Rudyard Kipling
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The Man Who Would Be King (1888) is a novella by Rudyard Kipling about two adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. The story was inspired by the... More > exploits of James Brooke, an Englishman who became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in Borneo, and by the travels of American adventurer Josiah Harlan, who was granted the title Prince of Ghor in perpetuity for himself and his descendants. It incorporates several other factual elements such as the European-like appearance of many Nuristani people and an ending modelled on the return of the decapitated head of the explorer Adolf Schlagintweit to colonial administrators. J. M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan, described the story as “the most audacious thing in fiction.”< Less
My Grandmother, The Assassin By Peter Beckley
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A quirky short coming of age story about family, ninjas and big guns.
1000 Facts about James Bond By James Egan
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Dr. No was supposed to be a monkey. Christian Bale turned down the role of James Bond because he had "already played a serial killer." The actor who plays Goldfinger was a Nazi. There isn't... More > a single American actor in Skyfall. The car flip in Casino Royale was achieved using an air cannon. Anthony Hopkins was cast as the villain of Tomorrow Never Dies. He quit after three days. Although Roger Moore played James Bond in seven films, he has a severe phobia of guns. The villain of Die Another Day is based on Richard Branson. Q's real name is Geoffrey Boothroyd. Quentin Tarantino nearly directed Casino Royale. He would've cast Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman in significant roles. The main villain from Quantum of Solace is based on Tony Blair. Sean Connery wears a wig in every Bond film.< Less
CBS Climax Theater 1954 By James Bond 007
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Film programs can be hard to find. Searching for ANY publication on the very first Bond film - "Casino Royale," way back in 1954 is a waste of time. Having collected Bond programs for many... More > years and having obtained a copy eventually for every one of the 26 releases between "Dr No" (1962) and "Spectre"(2015)- only one was never likely to be obtained: that for the original "Casino Royale." There was but one solution - publish it myself! Welcome to the rarest book on earth.< Less
007 HISTORY OF GADGETS By RON MILIONE
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THE GADGET’S // 007 - VOLUME 1 :007 HISTORY OF 007 GADGETS!" About this book One popular element of the James Bond franchise is the exotic equipment and vehicles he is assigned on his... More > missions, which often prove to be critically useful. The original books and early adaptations had only relatively minimal pieces like the modified attaché case in From Russia with Love. However, the gadgets took on a more spectacular profile in the film version of Goldfinger and its tremendous success encouraged the following films to have Bond supplied still more equipment. For instance, it became an expected scene in each film where Q would present and demonstrate Bond's assigned tools for the mission, and it was a near guarantee that each and every piece would be invaluable to Bond in the field. In this sense, Bond gadgets became a prime example of the literary technique of Chekhov's gun.< Less
007 History of Gadgets By RON MILIONE
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A popular element of the James Bond franchise is the exotic equipment and vehicles he is assigned on his missions, which often prove to be critically useful. The original books and early... More > adaptations had only relatively minimal pieces like the modified attaché case in From Russia with Love. However, the gadgets took on a more spectacular profile in theyyyowing films to have Bond supplied still more equipment. For instance, it became an expected scene in each film where Q would present and demonstrate Bond's assigned tools for the mission, and it was a near guarantee that each and every piece would be invaluable to Bond in the field. In this sense, Bond gadgets became a prime example of the literary technique of Chekhovyyyyyy's gun. So sit back and get that Martini & Enjoy! Remember, You Only Live Twice! One for living and the other for reading!< Less
James-Bond Filme By zusammengestellt aus Wikipediaseiten und publiziert von DrGoogelberg
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The 007-films,-books-actors,-women and gadgets. compiled from Wikipedia pages and published by Dr Googelberg.
Two Australians in Scotland By J.P. Young
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Scotland is a land of incredible physical beauty, awesome heroic deeds, and intellectual prowess that is inhabited by interesting and sometimes amazing people. When M, also known as 'The Australian... More > Spitfire', decides to travel to Old Caledonia to research her family roots, she brings her husband, factotum, bodyguard, ghillie and scribe with her. The author of THE MAN FROM WAUKEGAN travels the land and records their encounters with distant relatives, the Chief of M's Clan, castles, ghosts, drunks, historical characters and events. TWO AUSTRALIANS IN SCOTLAND is not only their story, but a universal story of visitors to that far off land.< Less
Three Men in a Niva By Tim Healing
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After three years of living and working in Kazakhstan as a development worker, Tim Healing decides to take one last trip to explore the remote areas of Kyrgyzstan and southern Kazakhstan. Without any... More > planning whatsoever, he sets off with two friends, a “Sean Connery look-alike” and a “nervous Scotsman,” on a journey of a lifetime. Encounters with a former Russian tank driver, an Olympic gold medal winner and a Beatles singing train conductor add to the tales of friendship and exploration with the backdrop of the beautiful Central Asian landscape.< Less
Three Men in a Niva By Tim Healing
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After three years of living and working in Kazakhstan as a development worker, Tim Healing decides to take one last trip to explore the remote areas of Kyrgyzstan and southern Kazakhstan. Without any... More > planning whatsoever, he sets off with two friends, a “Sean Connery look-alike” and a “nervous Scotsman,” on a journey of a lifetime. Encounters with a former Russian tank driver, an Olympic gold medal winner and a Beatles singing train conductor add to the tales of friendship and exploration with the backdrop of the beautiful Central Asian landscape.< Less

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