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PostSubject: Diamonds Are Forever - A Review   Sat Dec 06, 2008 2:46 pm

When reading this book it is best to clear your head of any preconceptions over the plot that may come from the film of the same name. The plot of the book is far superior. It contains many of the things that one would expect of a Bond book (a beautiful woman, a spectacular chase sequence, sadistic bad guys) but is written in such a fashion as to make all of this seem plausible rather than conjuring up images of 'Austin Powers' style campery. For a start the characterisation is brilliant the Bond here is distinctly human rather than some kind of superman, he gets beaten, bloodied and almost killed. In Tiffany Case Fleming also gives us a fully rounded person rather than the forgettable cyphers that featured in the many of the films. The bad guys are also well drawn in the form of the eccentric and thuggish Serrafimo brothers and hooded killers Wint and Kidd. Once again Ian Fleming has captivated me with the fast-paced, adventurous, and slightly romantic tale of one James Bond, Agent 007.

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PostSubject: Re: Diamonds Are Forever - A Review   Wed Dec 10, 2008 9:48 am

These reviews are great well done Brooky. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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