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MOONRAKER CST (James Bond 007) by Thomas Fleming

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Published by Simon & Schuster Audio .
Written in English

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  • Fiction / General,
  • Audio - Fiction - General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

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Edition Notes

SeriesJames Bond (3)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11074201M
ISBN 100671631411
ISBN 109780671631413
OCLC/WorldCa16127152

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Home > Books > Moonraker > Characters. Moonraker: Characters from the novel. Friends M. Although the head of the Secret Service appears in the first two James Bond novels, Moonraker is the first time the reader encounters him outside his office. Bond joins him for dinner at his private member’s club, Blades, prior to partnering him against. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting. Moonraker () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Moonraker is a spy film and the eleventh in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the fourth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James third and final film in the series to be directed by Lewis Gilbert, it co-stars Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Corinne Cléry, and Richard investigates the theft of a Space Shuttle, leading him to Hugo Drax.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Publisher: Moonraker Publications | . This Study Guide consists of approximately 39 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Moonraker. Millionaire Hugo Drax cheats at cards, the highest offense in polite English society. Special Agent James Bond is.   Moonraker, Britain's new ICBM-based national defense system, is ready for testing, but something's not quite right. At M's request, Bond begins his investigation with Sir Hugo Drax, the leading card shark at M's club, who is also the head of the Moonraker project. But once Bond delves deeper into the goings-on at the Moonraker base, he discovers that both the project and its leader are. Our edition of Fleming’s third novel features stunning artwork by Fay Dalton which depicts the formidable Moonraker, the disfigured face of one of Fleming’s most convincing villains, and a Bond girl whose beauty is matched by her tenacity and Brand is a dedicated policewoman, and her relationship with Bond is more nuanced than is often the case in the novels.