Casino Royale (Audio CD) Reviews
Description:ISBN 0141804122 / Author: Ian Fleming / Genre: Crime/Thriller / Narrator: Rufus Sewell / Introducing James Bond: charming, sophisticated, ... more
Casino Royale (Audio CD) ... handsome; chillingly ruthless and very deadly. In his first mission, agent 007 must neutralize a lethal Russian operative known as 'The Cypher' by ruining him at the Baccarat table and forcing his 'retirement'. Lady luck appears to be taken with Bond. The Cypher has hit a losing streak, but Bond's attraction to a beautiful female agent leads him to disaster and an unexpected saviour.
Newest Review: ... purposes against them. They decide instead to use MI6 agent James Bond 007, famed as the best gambler in the service, to play ... more
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Ian Fleming created the character of James Bond, he said, to over ...
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Casino Royale was Ian Fleming's first (and some would argue best) James Bond novel. It's adapted here in an abridged audiobook version that was read and performed by the actor Rufus Sewell in 2002. Casino Royale was published in 1953 and the first of many Bond books by Fleming, who delighted readers (still in the midst of drab post-war austerity) with his mix of escapism, sex, sadism, travel and his obsession with good food and drink. I'm sure there were many readers back then who wouldn't have minded being James Bond just to sample a few of his dinners let alone the exotic women and locations he encountered. The story in Casino Royale concerns a communist agent in ... Read the complete review
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