For fans of the literary James Bond, 2006 is a packed year with new releases. However, there will be a small delay for one of them. James Bond: The Secret World of 007 by DK Publishing and Alastair Dougall, which has been revised and updated has been switched to a US release on 25 September 2006.
James Bond: The Secret World of 007 offers readers a chance to look at the films by selecting certain key scenes (such as the volcano set in You Only Live Twice and the San Monique finale in Live And Let Die) and acting some of them out, showing the reader where the characters move. It also provides information on several of the main characters, gadgets and other items. MI6, the women of 007, Ernst Stavro Blofeld of SPECTRE receive a few pages dedicated to each in the book as well.
The original edition covered up to the film The World Is Not Enough, and this updated edition will include coverage on Die Another Day and Casino Royale.
James Bond: The Secret World of 007 Second Edition will be released in hardcover edition in the US on 25 September. It can currently be pre-ordered for a discounted price of $16.49. It is currently listed under ‘limited availability’ on amazon.co.uk. Cover art can be viewed here on amazon.com.
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