[[ Reading ]] ➾ Solo Author William Boyd – Writerscompany.co.uk

Solo It Is 1969 And James Bond Is About To Go Solo, Recklessly Motivated By Revenge.A Seasoned Veteran Of The Service, 007 Is Sent To Single Handedly Stop A Civil War In The Small West African Nation Of Zanzarim Aided By A Beautiful Accomplice And Hindered By The Local Militia, He Undergoes A Scarring Experience Which Compels Him To Ignore M S Orders In Pursuit Of His Own Brand Of Justice Bond S Renegade Action Leads Him To Washington, D.C., Where He Discovers A Web Of Intrigue And Witnesses Fresh Horrors.Even If Bond Succeeds In Exacting His Revenge, A Man With Two Faces Will Come To Stalk His Every Waking Moment.


10 thoughts on “Solo

  1. says:

    With Licence to Read BOND, ONLY BOND The Year 1969.The place West Africa.The Mission Oh, something easyjust to stop a civil war.Bond, only Bond.I had good expectations about this new novel about James Bond.The first thing that I liked it was the title of the book Solo I liked it since I know that Ian Fleming creator of


  2. says:

    The book opens with a chapter where Bond looks back on the first time where he as a young soldier in the aftermath of the invasion in Normandy 1944 for the first time faces death And is actually fine reading and shows a promise for the book.Then 007 gets shipped of the Africa where he is supposed to end a civil war by taking out


  3. says:

    I think it s important to remember when a new Bond book comes out that this isn t, and never will be, an Ian Fleming Bond book What Faulks did with his writing as Ian Fleming was a nice gimmick for want of a better phrase, but i ve always felt that the continuation of the Bond franchise in book form always works best when authors put thei


  4. says:

    Hmm.It s not that I didn t like this book it s well plotted and the writing is perfectly competent it s that it turns out I really don t like James Bond.This came as something of a shock I ve always enjoyed the films, especially Skyfall, starring the immensely talented Daniel Craig Bond is glamorous, wit...


  5. says:

    Published 08 10 2013Author William BoydRecommended for fans of action booksWilliam Boyd is a very good and talented author and I think he did a brilliant job with this book It was compeling, keeps your attention, the storyline is also very good I think that people who enjoy the original Ian Fleming James Bond books will enjoy this book as well As I love Jame


  6. says:

    So, James Bond heads to a small war torn African republic Fair enough What s the point in William Boyd writing a Bond novel if he doesn t do the stuff which interests him It s 1969 and Bond is sent to Zanzarim, a fictional country caught up in a drawn out civil war Oil has been discovered and it s up to Bond to bring this conflict to a swift conclusion From there we h


  7. says:

    Boyd is in many ways a natural choice to produce a new instalment in the Bond series He has written good quality spy stories of his own, and also has a track record of novels set in exotic locales He doesn t disappoint here In fact, this was a great deal better than I d expected.Saying that, the main problem is not so much the plot but the storytelling This isn t a thriller by


  8. says:

    It wasn t EXACTLY like reading a James Bond novel or watching a James Bond movie but it was very good, and a real page turner And I enjoyed that it was written by a real literary author I had been a little put off initially that it s set in Africa, I sometim...


  9. says:

    More reviews here is no secret that I am a huge Bond geek, so it was a given that I pounced on this book the moment that I saw it on the library shelf Admittedly, despite my love for all things Bond, it has been a while since I ve read any Ian Fleming to compare Boyd s style to the last Bond book I read was Sebastian Faulk s Devil May Care and I can t remember much about that either.The storyline


  10. says:

    SOLO A James Bond Novel 2013 William Boyd .James Bond is back in this new novel from Mr Boyd, one of the finest novelists working today It is the latest addition in the Bond canon to be authorized by the Ian Fleming Trust, adding to other adventures penned by other famous writers In this adventure,, Bond is ordered to a fictional country in Africa to do his best to stop a civil war being waged there It inco


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