When Quantum of Solace was first announced as the title of the 22nd James Bond film, many fans wondered what sort of book tie-in would feature this time around as the short story of the same name is already included in Ian Fleming’s For Your Eyes Only collection.
It appears that Penguin has now taken the first step in answering that question.
Due for release on 29 May 2008, the same day all 14 of Fleming’s Bond novels are reissued in hardback in the UK, is Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories.
To be published by under the Penguin Modern Classics label, this trade-size paperback will retail for £8.99 (click here for cover artwork).
While the amazon listing does not go into specific detail regarding the contents inside the book, it’s a fairly safe bet to assume this will be the For Your Eyes Only and Octopussy & The Living Daylights collections in one book. The previous two collections run at 192 and 128 pages respectively, while this new collection is listed at 320 pages.
The For Your Eyes Only collection features From a View to a Kill, Quantum of Solace, Risico and The Hildebrand Rarity in addition to the title story.
Octopussy & The Living Daylights features The Property of a Lady and 007 in New York in addition to the two short stories in the title.
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