Ian Fleming: The Bibliography
Written by John Gilbert
Publisher - Queen Anne Press
Winner of the 16th Breslauer ILAB Prize.
The Bibliography covers every aspect of Ian Fleming’s writing, from the manuscript stage, through typescripts, uncorrected proofs, advance and review copies, first and subsequent impressions, paperback printings, omnibus and collected editions, as well as periodical appearances, comic strip adaptations, young reader and large print editions published in Britain and America.
Apart from the fourteen Bond novels there are sections covering Fleming’s non-fiction works, The Diamond Smugglers and Thrilling Cities, his book for children Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, as well as his lesser known articles, essays and contributions.
Each main entry includes an engaging narrative on the conception, editorial process and marketing of the book, complemented by a full list of sources. Biographical notes of many of Fleming’s friends and colleagues are provided, along with a chronology of the author’s life.
Ian Fleming: The Bibliography comes in two editions, Standard and De Luxe. 736 pages with more than 1,000 illustrations including colour sections.