A comprehensive Reference Guide to over 250 locations from the World of Ian Fleming and James Bond...
Now you can follow in the footsteps of the most famous secret agent of all time—from the exclusive gentlemen’s clubs of St James’s to the breathtaking skyscrapers of Docklands, Isle of Dogs.
In James Bond’s London you will:
± Enter the real-life world of espionage through the wartime haunts of Naval Intelligence Officer Ian Fleming
± Visit Fleming’s (and Bond’s) favorite hotels, restaurants, pubs and clubs as well as Fleming’s birthplace and homes
± Dress to kill by visiting where Bond gets his suits, shirts, shoes, hats, ties, and accessories custom-made
± Retrace Bond’s exciting “World is Not Enough” boat chase from Vauxhall Cross to the Millennium Dome
± Rendezvous at Elliot Carver's German press room, the Russian hotel from “GoldenEye”, the Hamburg car park where Bond’s BMW blazed into action in “Tomorrow Never Dies” and the Afghan air base from “The Living Daylights”- all without leaving London!
± The real-life and reel-life MI6 HQ
· The early London Homes of Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Pierce Brosnan
· Dozens of London (and Bondian) Landmarks and Institutions, including the Bank of England, the College of Arms, Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament, De Beers, Sotheby’s, Harrods, Lloyd’s, Scotland Yard, Tower Bridge, the Old Bailey, the National Gallery, the British Museum...
This comprehensive guide includes many rare photographs, directions to the locations, behind the scenes information on every site, comments from the filmmakers and actors, as well as family and friends of Ian Fleming.
With a Foreword by Bond Editor and Director Peter Hunt and a Tribute to Ian Fleming by his cousin, Christopher Lee (The Man With The Golden Gun), James Bond’s London is a must for armchair travelers and real-life adventurers alike.
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Gary Giblin is the editor of the website magazine Secret Intelligence, which is devoted to the spy film genre. A native of Indiana, he is presently working on his second book "Alfred Hitchcock's London".
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Book Description Daleon Enterprises Inc. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 097131330X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1854898
Book Description Daleon Enterprises Inc, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11097131330X