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Ian Fleming

Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer, best known for his James Bond series of spy novels. Fleming came from a wealthy family connected to the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co., and his father was the Member of Parliament for Henley from 1910 until his death on the Western Front in 1917. Educated at Eton, Sandhurst and the universities of Munich and Geneva, Fleming moved through a number of jobs before he started writing.

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List Of James Bond Novels - Ian Fleming - Fictional Chronologies
... significance of actual historic events mentioned in the novels and stories, arguing that Fleming made such references for effect without synchronising them accurately to his fiction ... Chancellor noted that "Fleming was always vague about dates", although the novels are supposed to be set in order of publication ...
Ian Fleming - Biographical Films
... Goldeneye The Secret Life of Ian Fleming, 1989 ... A television film starring Charles Dance as Fleming ... The film focuses on Fleming's life during the Second World War, his love life and the writing of James Bond ...

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