Ian Fleming

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Ian Fleming

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born
in Mayfair, London, The United Kingdom
May 28, 1908

died
August 12, 1964

gender
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Ian Lancaster Fleming was a British author, journalist and Second World War Navy Commander. Fleming is best remembered for creating the character of James Bond and chronicling his adventures in twelve novels and nine short stories. Additionally, Fleming wrote the children's story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and two non-fiction books.


Average rating: 3.71 · 142,847 ratings · 7,249 reviews · 111 distinct works · Similar authors
Casino Royale (James Bond, #1)
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 27,814 ratings — published 1953 — 121 editions
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From Russia With Love (Jame...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 15,872 ratings — published 1957 — 98 editions
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Goldfinger (James Bond, #7)
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 10,370 ratings — published 1959 — 90 editions
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Live and Let Die (James Bon...
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 10,954 ratings — published 1954 — 91 editions
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Moonraker (James Bond, #3)
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 9,100 ratings — published 1955 — 6 editions
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On Her Majesty's Secret Ser...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 8,023 ratings — published 1963 — 69 editions
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Doctor No (James Bond, #6)
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 8,776 ratings — published 1958 — 87 editions
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Diamonds Are Forever (James...
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 7,827 ratings — published 1956 — 75 editions
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 6,440 ratings — published 1964 — 56 editions
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Thunderball (James Bond, #9)
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 6,769 ratings — published 1961 — 73 editions
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Casino Royale Live and Let Die Moonraker Diamonds Are Forever From Russia With Love Doctor No Goldfinger
James Bond - Extended Series (39 books)
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3.700547543333184 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 178,616 ratings

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James Bond (Original Series) (14 books)
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3.702700266646637 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 133,135 ratings

“Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.”
Ian Fleming

“You only live twice:
Once when you're born
And once when you look death in the face.”
Ian Fleming, You Only Live Twice

“People are islands,' she said. 'They don't really touch. However close they are, they're really quite separate. Even if they've been married for fifty years.”
Ian Fleming, Casino Royale

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