Live and Let Die

Live and Let Die

eBook - 2012
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Mr Big is brutal, brilliant and feared worldwide. Protected by Voodoo forces and the psychic powers of his prisoner Solitaire, he is an invincible SMERSH operative at the head of a ruthless smuggling ring. James Bond?s new assignment will take him to the heart of the occult: to infiltrate this secret world and destroy Mr Big?s global network. From Harlem?s throbbing jazz joints to the shark-infested waters of Jamaica, enemy eyes watch Bond?s every move. He must tread carefully to avoid a nightmarish fate.
Publisher: [London] : Vintage Digital, 2012.
ISBN: 9781448139262


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Jan 19, 2018

A thrilling read, and perhaps the most violent of the novels.

However, it is horribly dated in how it treats non-white races. Ian Fleming's dialogue to match African American dialect is at times laughable, other times jaw-dropping, but eternally troubling. His female characters is a whole other discussion entirely...

I can only recommend the book to die-hard Bond fans going through the books. Much like reading the works of H.P. Lovecraft, it's a fun reading experience, but sadly punctuated throughout with garishly horrible, dated, and naive depictions of race relations

Jun 07, 2014

Fast-paced with lots of detail. The N-word is used and some of the characters die horrible deaths. Unlike the movies, you get to feel how stressed out Bond gets about events and mission prep.

LMOH May 12, 2012

Culturally-insensitive and dated.

Nov 02, 2010

Good, fast action like the movies.

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