Fleming, Ian - Doctor No (Dr.) - ( Item 125287 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2017. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Bound in blocked cloth. Set in Miller Text with Folio. 256 pages. Frontispiece and 6 colour illustrations. Printed slipcase. 9" x 6¼". The third in the Folio Society's best-selling James Bond series, this edition once more employs the talents of Fay Dalton, whose illustrations bring to life the glamour and danger of Bond’s action-filled mission in Jamaica, and who has provided seven stunning images and a slipcase image portraying the unforgettable Honeychile Rider. With a torture-loving villain, a feisty female lead and death-defying feats, including a battle with a giant squid, Dr No sees Fleming revelling in the dramatic appeal of his indestructible hero. Having recently recovered from his near-fatal poisoning at the end of From Russia with Love, Bond is sent to Jamaica for a working holiday. To his annoyance, his mission – to investigate the disappearance of two fellow MI6 operatives – sounds 'rather like the soft life'. But the elegant Strangways and his pretty young colleague have not eloped, as M believes. Dispatched by sinister assassins, their bodies lie in a single coffin at the bottom of the Mona Reservoir. And so Bond enters an exotic and perilous world, manipulated by the sadistic Dr Julius No from the desolate Crab Key island.
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