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Goldfinger is the seventh novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 23 March Goldfinger originally bore the. Goldfinger, published in , is the seventh James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming. It is also the third James Bond film in the official EON Productions series . Auric Goldfinger is the richest man in England—though his wealth can't be found in banks. He's been hoarding vast stockpiles of his namesake metal, and it's.

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James Bond Goldfinger Book

Ian Fleming's seventh James Bond thriller. Auric Goldfinger is the richest man in England-though his wealth can't be found in banks. View Audio Book. Goldfinger book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Auric Goldfinger is the richest man in England—though his wealth can't. . Goldfinger was the seventh James Bond novel in Ian Fleming's series. Billionaire bullion-smuggler and communist agent Auric Goldfinger is the.

Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action": Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Richard Chopping. An exceptional example. Goldfinger originally bore the title The Richest Man in the World. Based upon American gold tycoon Charles W. Englehard, Fleming named his villain after British architect Erno Goldfinger. When the actual Goldfinger found out his name was being used, he threatened to sue Fleming, and the matter was ultimately settled out of court. A best-seller upon its release, it became the third James Bond film in starring Sean Connery. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with the spine panel bright and with light wear to the spine extremities.


In the movie this expedition only comes up after Bond has been sent by M to investigate Goldfinger. James and Tilly are kidnapped by Goldfinger and forced to take part in his evil scheme to rob Fort Knox with the help of a team of gangsters and mafia men. James manages to leave a message behind on a plane with instructions on how to get the message to Felix Leiter.

On his way back to London, is kidnapped at the airport and put on a plane with Goldfinger, Oddjob, and Pussy Galore.

In the afterglow, is knocked unconscious and when he wakes he finds Jill dead on the bed, having been painted in gold. Bond further investigates Goldfinger to find out how his smuggling operation is working by having a quick game of golf with him.

She might as well not even appear for all the good she does the story in the movie. Bond is taken prisoner but overhears Goldfinger explain his plot to a bunch of gangsters he wants to employ as helpers in his scheme to rob Fort Knox. Then, for no apparent reason, Goldfinger gases all the gangsters to death. I mean, why even bother bringing them out to meet with you? Recaptured, Bond finds out Goldfinger knows it would be impossible to actually steal the gold from Fort Knox addressing a serious plot hole from the book.

Bond and Oddjob have a knock-down, drag-out fight in Fort Knox until manages to electrocute the henchman and defuse the nuclear bomb.

Bond is invited to meet with the president as a thank you for his work in the books such recognition is frowned upon , but Goldfinger hijacks the plane. The movie.

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Notify me of new posts via email. His enemies are often Russian criminals. This seems to be a common action story but the Bond films are special. James Bond is never stressed or scared.

Even if he is in a very critical situation like jumping after an aeroplane which is falling to the ground climb into the plane and fly away with it. He produces lots of gadgets in his laboratory, which are supposed to help Mr Bond on his missions. In every film he gets a new car from Q. We also have this woman called moneypenny, who seems to be in love with Mr Bond but never gets him. Another classical character in the bond films is one of his enemies who is a very big man called Jaws.

He never says anything and no one knows why. One exemption for that is in the film moonraker when he becomes friend with Mr Bond says cheers with a champagne glass in his hands.

Goldfinger (novel)

All these things are classical for almost every bond film. Some other classical things in the bond films are all the sponsors that want their names in the film. Why did these companies pay money to have their name in the film? Some people have Mr Bond as an idol and they want to be alike him and hopefully they will use the same champagne or the same car as he does. That may sound very farfetched but they actually make more money out of this then they pay for having their name in the films.

The boards are clean with two very light barely noticeable white marks to the rear.

There is a lean to the spine but externally this is otherwise a pleasing book. This affects the one page only.

There is foxing to the page block edge. Overall though, a pleasing book. The jacket is a facsimile reproduction of the first issue dust jacket. People collect rare titles for all sorts of reasons.

Some people simply love books. Others see first editions as investment opportunities.

Goldfinger (James Bond, #7) by Ian Fleming

The 1st print run was 24, copies. James Bond seemed perfect. While he may be the world's most famous, glamorous secret agent, let's face it, his name is pretty dull. In a way it is fitting, Fleming achieved exactally what he wanted to with the name. He actually found it sitting on his bookshelf in the author of a book entitled "Bird's Of The West Indies.

James Bond January 4, — February 14, was a leading American ornithologist whose name was appropriated by writer Ian Fleming for his fictional spy James Bond. Published 8th April by Jonathan Cape in London. Published 23rd March by Jonathan Cape in London. Published 11th April by Jonathan Cape in London. Published 27th March by Jonathan Cape in London.

Goldfinger (James Bond #7)

Published 16th April by Jonathan Cape in London. Published 1st April by Jonathan Cape in London. There is a signed limited edition of this title numbered copies - but unnumbered copies also turn up Jonathan Cape's records suggest there should be approx 43 unnumbered Ten of these were given to Ian Fleming the rest intended as presentation copies The 1st print run was 45, copies.

Published 16th March by Jonathan Cape in London.

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