Live and Let Die : James Bond: The Collection

  • by Ian Fleming
  • Narrated by Rory Kinnear
  • Series: James Bond: The Collection
  • 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When 007 goes to Harlem, it's not just for the jazz. This is the kingdom of Mr. Big, master of crime, voodoo baron, and partner in SMERSH's grim company of death. Those Mr. Big cannot possess he crushes - like his beautiful prisoner, Solitaire, and her would-be saviors James Bond and Agency man Felix Leiter. All three are marked out as victims in a trail of terror, treachery, and torture that leads from New York's underworld to the shark-infested island in the sun that Mr. Big calls his own.
This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Rory Kinnear.
Blackstone Audio, Inc. James Bond and 007 are registered trademarks of Danjaq LLC, used under license by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd

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Far From Racist

I have to say I disagree with the reviews they call this book racist. The book was written in 1954. The language it uses it typical of that time. rather than being racist, this book is actually very Pro African American, as its antagonist is a brilliant, powerful man whose organization proves more capable than the combined resources of the FBI, CIA and MI6. All this in a book that was written while Jim Crow laws were still in effect. Rather than being reviled as racist, this book should be recognized as an early piece of civil rights literature.
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- Will

The Racism is startling

Always been a big Ian Fleming fan, but had never read this book. However, I had to stop listening , because I found the writing to be very offensive and racist, in spite of taking into account when it was written. I think Audible should have some sort of warning on the content of this one. I found it very upsetting.
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- R. Hummel III

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-27-2014
  • Publisher: Ian Fleming Ltd.