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For your eyes only kindle ✓ eBook 9780142003220 Free ç [Reading] ➹ For your eyes only ➯ Ian Fleming – Bond watched her as she reached the edge of the tables and came up the aisle It was hopeless She was coming to meet someone—her lover She was the sort of woman who always beloD sat down ‘I’m sorry I’m late We’ve got to get moving at once You’re wanted at the office’ She added under her breath ‘Crash dive’Sudden emergencies and beautiful girls who aren’t uite what they seem and are the stock in trade of James Bond And when 007 is on the case the For Your Eyes Only is the eighth book in Ian Fleming’s James Bond spy thriller series a collection of five short stories From a View to a Kill For Your Eyes Only uantum of Solace Risico and The Hildebrand Rarity” all of which had parts to play in various film adaptations Four of them were originally developed out of plots for a tv series that was never made I have only somewhat enjoyed aspects of my first time run through each of the Bond books which haven’t held up for me as well as the fun films—some of the plots are over the top goofy and the villains are cartoony he takes time to reveal racism and sexism that are difficult to but I was happily surprised to discover that each of these stories was satisfying sometimes revealing fictional experimentation On the while the prose is lean and punchy as it almost never is in the novels Yes there’re expert cold blooded killings and “unbelievably” beautiful women but the cartoonish nature of the same in the novels is largely gone Fleming the writer takes over from Fleming the entertainer“uantum of Solace” is very unusual in what I have read thus far in Fleming; written as an homage to Somerset Maugham whose story “His Excellency “ Fleming admired It is basically a dinnertime story told to Bond of a civil servant Philip Masters whose life was ruined by his marriage to stewardess Bond bored by his dinner party companions had joked that if he might marry at some point it would be to a stewardess who might wait on him at his beck and call His companion in his cautionary tale reveals what became problems for another man whose stewardess wife was unfaithful to him and surprise had been one of the supposedly boring attendees at the dinner that evening Pretty charming story “For Your Eyes Only is the story of Bond doing a favor for his boss M whose friends the Havelocks have been killed by an ex Gestapo officer von Hammerstein who had wanted to buy a Jamaican estate They are killed by two Cuban hitmen who hide out with von Hammerstein Vermont until Bond—and the Havelocks' daughter Judy who is an expert marksman—show up Judy resisting Bond’s suggestion that such killing is “man’s work” kills von Hammerstein with her bow and arrow and Bond takes care of the gunmen who subseuently injure Judy and then you know Bond takes care of Judy in the way that only Bond seems to be able to doThe stories are surprisingly well done and serious literary efforts and I’ll look forward to reading of them from Fleming

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Re’s only one thing you can be sure of the result will be thrilling And whether he’s dealing with the assassination of a Cuban thug in America the destruction of an international heroin ring or sudden death in the Seychelles Bond gets the job done In his own suave and unmistakable style Much shorter than expected and nothing like the movie That's not a bad thing necessarily The book takes the theme of vengeance seriously and it's nice to see a shtbag get his comeuppance at the hands of a woman who has trained herself up in a specific skill seta kill set if you willfor the sole purpose of getting revenge Bond is of a male chauvinist than ever but the Bond Girl is a righteous badass and shows him up properly

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For your eyes onlyBond watched her as she reached the edge of the tables and came up the aisle It was hopeless She was coming to meet someone her lover She was the sort of woman who always belongs to somebody else What damnable luck Before Bond could pull himself together the girl had come up to his table an A 81% | Very Good Notes James Bond meets willful women who defy men hunt men shame men lure men and kill men to varying outcomes