Live and Let Die

Live and Let Die
Ian Fleming

3.25 / 5

Typical Bond: Up against cunning foe and saving a damsel

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The second James Bond book written by Ian Fleming, written in 1954, details the story of Bond’s assignment that he has been given, which concerns a famous Black, underworld Voodoo leader, Soviet-trained, SMERSH agent called Mr Big. Bond has been sent to New York City, Harlem, Florida and Jamaica to investigate the flow of 17th century gold coins that have found their way into Harlem and Florida. The British Secret Service and CIA work together on this project as they suspect that Mr Big is using this process to finance Soviet spy operations.

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