Bond vs. Bond: Revised and Updated: The Many Faces of 007 (Paperback)
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Connery. Lazenby. Moore. Dalton. Brosnan. Craig.
Who is your favorite Bond? Whether you prefer Sean Connery to Roger Moore or Daniel Craig to Pierce Brosnan, you’ll find every incarnation of the debonair spy in this unofficial comprehensive guide. Revised and updated, this paperback edition of Bond vs. Bond includes the 2020 movie No Time to Die, along with speculation about the future of Bond, James Bond.
In Bond vs. Bond, author Paul Simpson delves into all the various ways Ian Fleming’s iconic British Secret Service agent—code name 007—has been interpreted through the years, from the books and movies to the guns and gadgets.
Discover the femme fatales who only appear in the movies but not the books; why Ian Fleming himself once described the Bond character as “ruthless and self-indulgent”; and much more. Loaded with interesting facts about the extraordinary history and continuing popularity of Bond, this is definitely a book that no fan should be without.
About the Author
Paul Simpson has written official guides to the TV series Farscape and Smallville and the movies The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, as well as unofficial books on subjects as diverse as James Bond, Nicole Kidman, and the TV series The O.C. He wrote an unofficial guide to CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. A regular visitor to film and TV sets, he has reported for many newspapers and magazines, including TV Guide. For five years, he was the editor of the official licensed Star Trek Magazine. He wrote That's What They Want You to Think for Zenith Press and co-authored Middle-earth Envisioned for Race Point Publishing.
"I guarantee that on multiple occasions you’ll say ‘I never knew that’ as you journey through this accessible and enthusiastic journey through all things Bond"—Sci Fi Bulletin
"Simpson has done the series more than justice, and a must buy at this unjust time of year."
—The James Bond Dossier
"Simpson’s work again deftly walks the tightrope, combining accessible, fun information with a love for the source material and a result that should please long-term fans and more casual cinema-goers alike."—Echo Chamber Online