1. Casino Royale to be reprinted as a Popular Penguin paperback

    By Matt Weston on 2009-04-26

    Ian Fleming’s first James Bond novel, Casino Royale, will be reprinted as a Popular Penguin paperback this June.

    Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    Casino Royale is one of 50 classic Penguin titles to be reprinted in the second wave of the bargain Popular Penguin series.

    The Popular Penguin series was created to celebrate the publisher’s literary legacy. Each book in the series is adorned with artwork that recreates the style of the publisher’s earliest reprints.

    Fleming joins numerous other celebrated authors, including Ernest Hemingway, Roald Dahl, Anthony Burgess, Raymond Chandler, F Scott Fitzgerald and Truman Capote.

    The new edition can be pre-ordered at the Penguin Books Australia for the bargain price of $9.95. The book will be published on 29 June, 2009.

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