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Monday, 15 April 2013

Bond goes Solo

The name of William Boyd's new James Bond novel is Solo - no doubt the new Man from Uncle book will be called Bond.

Sometimes less is more. For me as a novelist the simple beauty of Soloas the title of the next James Bond novel is that this short four-letter word is particularly and strikingly apt for the novel I have written. In my novel, events conspire to make Bond go off on a self-appointed mission of his own, unannounced and without any authorization - and he’s fully prepared to take the consequences of his audacity. ' William Boyd

"1969. A veteran secret agent. A single mission. A licence to kill. James Bond returns in Solo,

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