1. William Boyd is serious about Bond

    By Helmut Schierer on 2012-06-11

    According to today’s News Tank story future Bond continuation author William Boyd went on the record with some very serious – and for lit-Bond fans most encouraging! – comments. Boyd’s Bond will be middle-aged at 45 and moreoriented at the original character, with a less exotic love interest and an emphasis on credibility, depicting Bond as a human being, a troubled and nuanced character. Boyd expressed a preference for the literary version of 007 and assures his book won’t feature the staple diet of the cinema Bond.

    Thanks to Zencat and his blog The Book Bond for turning up this information!

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