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Ian Fleming S Secret War

Author : Craig Cabell
ISBN : 9781781598429
Genre : History
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While his extravagant and glamorous lifestyle is well known, little has been published concerning Ian Fleming's contribution during the Second World War. In the very early days of the War, Fleming was earmarked by the Director of Naval Intelligence as his 'right hand man'. From the outset he was in the center of events, meeting with key political and military figures as well as those of exceptional intelligence, experience and courage. All this was to give him invaluable background when he came to write the Bond novels. The author has uncovered through official documentation, private papers and contacts the depth of Fleming's work in Naval Intelligence. Fascinating insights of those he worked with and details of covert trips to Europe and North Africa emerge. Fleming was closely associated with 30 Assault Unit, a crack team of Commandos who took the fight to the enemy. The book reveals both the history of 30 AU and Fleming's role.
Category: History

A Brief Guide To James Bond

Author : Nigel Cawthorne
ISBN : 9781849018296
Genre : Performing Arts
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The world's fascination with Bond is unstoppable. James Bond is the greatest British fictional hero of the post-war era. He also has a huge following in the US - and around the world - as a legendary Cold War warrior, and now as a daredevil able to take on the villains of the post-Cold War world. The Bond books are all in print. Today, Sebastian Faulks is writing new stories while Charlie Higson is writing children's versions. In this comprehensive guide to Ian Fleming, the books, the films and the world that was created out of 007, Nigel Cawthorne uncovers Bond's allure. It comes with special sections on the main characters - Q, M, the Bond Girls, and the women who first inspired them; the cars, and the incomparable baddies. It will be the ideal gift for fans and aficionados alike and will be published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of DOCTOR NO; the new film is scheduled for autumn 2012.
Category: Performing Arts

James Bond In World And Popular Culture

Author : Robert G. Weiner
ISBN : 9781443843843
Genre : Performing Arts
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James Bond in World and Popular Culture: The Films are Not Enough provides the most comprehensive study of the James Bond phenomena ever published. The 40 original essays provide new insights, scholarship, and understanding to the world of James Bond. Topics include the Bond girl, Bond related video games, Ian Fleming’s relationship with the notorious Aleister Crowley and CIA director Alan Dulles. Other articles include Fleming as a character in modern fiction, Bond Jr. comics, the post Fleming novels of John Gardner and Raymond Benson, Bond as an American Superhero, and studies on the music, dance, fashion, and architecture in Bond films. Woody Allen and Peter Sellers as James Bond are also considered, as are Japanese imitation films from the 1960s, the Britishness of Bond, comparisons of Bond to Christian ideals, movie posters and much more. Scholars from a wide variety of disciplines have contributed a unique collection of perspectives on the world of James Bond and its history. Despite the diversity of viewpoints, the unifying factor is the James Bond mythos. James Bond in World and Popular Culture: The Films are Not Enough is a much needed contribution to Bond studies and shows how this cultural icon has changed the world.
Category: Performing Arts

British Writers

Author : Jay Parini
ISBN : 068431553X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Vanity Fair

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ISBN : UOM:39015079664341
Genre : Dressmaking
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The Bookseller

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ISBN : UCAL:B3312317
Genre : Bibliography
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Category: Bibliography

The Writer

Author : William Henry Hills
ISBN : UOM:39015067425069
Genre : Authorship
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Jacob Van Ruisdael

Author : Seymour Slive
ISBN : 9781606060551
Genre : Art
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Windmills were ubiquitous in seventeenth-century Holland and they remain the best-known symbol of the Dutch landscape. Jacob van Ruisdael first depicted them as a precocious teenager and continued to represent all types in various settings until his very last years. Water mills, in contrast, were scarce in the new Dutch Republic, found mainly in the eastern provinces, particularly near the border with Germany. Ruisdael discovered them in the early 1650s and was the first artist to make water mills the principal subject of a landscape. His most celebrated painting, Windmill at Wijk bij Duurstede at the Rijksmuseum, and the J. Paul Getty Museum's Two Undershot Water Mills with an Open Sluice are the centerpieces of this overview of the artist's depictions of windmills and water mills. Both depended upon forces of nature for their operation, but their use in the Netherlands and their place in seventeenth-century Dutch art differed considerably. This book examines their role in Holland and introduces readers to the pleasure of studying Ruisdael's images of them, a joy conveyed by the English landscapist John Constable in a letter written to his dearest friend after seeing a Ruisdael painting of a water mill in a London shop: “It haunts my mind and clings to my heart.”
Category: Art

The Twentieth Century Newspaper Press In Britain

Author : David Linton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009677530
Genre : British newspapers
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This bibliography deals with the 20th-century British newspaper press and the individuals concerned with it - proprietors, journalists and illustrators. Its 3500 entries include: books, theses, articles and commemorative issues. A chronology and a detailed subject index are included.
Category: British newspapers

The Discovery Of Constable

Author : Ian Fleming-Williams
ISBN : UCSD:31822000306019
Genre : Landscape painters
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Ab Bookman S Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015020631472
Genre : Antiquarian booksellers
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British Books

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ISBN : UOM:39015071099694
Genre : Bibliography
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The Spectator

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ISBN : UIUC:30112083966355
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

Rare Book Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132698437
Genre : Antiquarian booksellers
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Time Tide

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ISBN : MINN:31951002149904D
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