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December 18, 2012

Boyd’s new Bond tale set in sixties

Filed under: Books — Tags: , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 7:24 am

 

William Boyd

William Boyd

| By Charlotte Williams

William Boyd’s James Bond novel, due out next autumn, will be set in 1969, according to an interview with the author in the Radio Times.

In the article, Boyd said: “All I will say is it’s set in 1969. Fleming died in 1964. He was in his mid-50s, so conceivably if he’d looked after himself a bit better, hadn’t smoked and drunk so much, he might have written a James Bond novel that year.”

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