An encyclopedic celebration of 007, the world's most popular secret agent, The James Bond Bedside Companion is the most comprehensive single-volume guide to the James Bond phenomenon available. In addition to an intimate portrait of Ian Fleming as remembered by his friends and colleagues and a detailed analysis of every one of Fleming's James Bond titles, this indispensable collection includes:
-- An in-depth character study of James Bond, including a sketch of his background and early life, detailed descriptions of his trademarked clothing and other personal habits, including his preferences in food and drink, and a portrait of his famous (or infamous) attitudes toward women and marriage;
-- Information about the many by-products of Bondmania and the merchandising of 007, such as Bond's line of toiletries, board games, trading cards, Oddjob Action Dolls, and t-shirts;
-- Contact information for the many James Bond fan clubs around the world;
-- A critical look at the 007 film series that includes a cornucopia of trivia and essential information on the films' producers, screenplays, directors, actors, soundtracks and special effects;
-- Over 100 seldom seen photographs;
-- And enough facts, figures, and miscellanea to satisfy even the most ardent fan.
Out of print for over a decade, this collector's item is a PublishingOnline exclusive.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Raymond Benson has written several James Bond novels, including his most recent, Never Dream of Dying. In addition, Benson has written the recent murder-mystery novel, Evil Hours.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Dodd, Mead, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110396083838
Book Description Dodd, Mead, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0396083838