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The Spy Who Loved Me

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The Spy Who Loved Me

by Ian Fleming

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London, Jonathan Cape, 1964, First Edition, First Print, Dusk-Jacket Uncut

8vo, 255pp, Original Publisher's black cloth with silver title to spine, gilt decorations to the upper panel. A fine copy

Stated first impression, corresponding with Jon Gilbert "Ian Fleming – The Bibliography", print run 30000 copies

Credited on the title page as by Fleming with Michel Vivienne, a fine copy in a near fine dust jacket

Upon Fleming's request, no reprints were made until after his death in 1964. It was adapted for the tenth film in the James Bond series, starring Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, and Curt Jurgens, directed by Lewis Gilbert

Synopsis

‘He was about six feet tall, slim and fit. The eyes in the lean , slightly tanned face were a very clear grey-blue and as they observed the men they were cold and watchful. His good looks had a dangerous, almost cruel quality that had frightened me. But now I knew he could smile, I thought his face exciting, in a way no face had ever excited me before …’ Vivienne Michel is in trouble. Trying to escape her tangled past, she has run away to the American backwoods, winding up at the Dreamy Pines Motor Court. A far cry from the privileged world she was born to, the motel is also the destination of two hardened killers—the perverse Sol Horror and the deadly Sluggsy Morant. When a coolly charismatic Englishman turns up, Viv, in terrible danger, is not just hopeful, but fascinated. Because he is James Bond, 007; the man she hopes will save her, the spy she hopes will love her …

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Bookseller
Uniche Books MT (MT)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10
Title
The Spy Who Loved Me
Author
Ian Fleming
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1964
Keywords
007, james bond, Ian Fleming, The Spy who loved me

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