The James Bond Bedside Companion by Raymond Benson

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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.

 

About Raymond Benson

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Raymond Benson is the bestselling author of 28 published titles, including the first three novels in the Black Stiletto series: The Black Stiletto, The Black Stiletto: Black & White, and The Black Stiletto: Stars & Stripes. He is most well-known for being the official James Bond 007 continuation author between 1996 and 2002. In total he penned and published worldwide six original 007 novels, three film novelizations, and three short stories. An anthology of his 007 work, The Union Trilogy, and
 
Published January 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. 272 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Arts & Photography, Horror. Non-fiction

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