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Moonraker by Ian Fleming
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Nov 10, 09

bookshelves: crime, 20th-century
Read in October, 2009, read count: 1

V cool. Again, nothing like the film - no space stations, cable-car battles or Jaws. Just boring old Dover and a rocket, but it's marvellous. Quaintly dated rather than amusingly so like some of the others I've read this year, he doesn't even get the girl!

Although she is called Gala Brand, and they do survive a cliff falling on them, so it does maintain a certain level of ridiculousness I expect from Bond.
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message 1: by Rob (new) - rated it 4 stars

Rob Manwaring Ok, to my utter shame never read a Bond - Where do I start, Meestah Barnes? Casino Royale?


russell barnes Hello! I suppose Casino Royale is the first one, it's pretty good as well. I'll send my collection over if you want?



James Wow, okay, don't review books anymore if you don't understand the difference between a movie and a book, let alone the original story from the hollywood interpretation.


Paul Is James a friend of yours or a troll?


Paul And you gave the ending away! "he doesn't even get the girl!" - I only read Bond to see if he gets the girl.


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