May 7, 2013


A new James Bond omnibus is scheduled for release on May 21st. Published by Thomas & Mercer, the mystery and thriller imprint of Amazon, the James Bond Collection with include three original Ian Fleming novels: Dr. No, Casino Royale, and Diamonds Are Forever. Amazon has finally released the cover design (below). The jacket does not follow Amazon's modern/abstract motif used for previous Fleming books. Spy Vibers may be reminded of the recent Bond releases in French, which used a similar silhouette and texture concept. Amazon picked up the North American rights to Ian Fleming's books last year and recently released his fiction and non-fiction titles as print and Kindle editions. 

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  1. What a weird selection! Totally out of order from each other, and just an odd grab bag of titles. Two great (but about as far from each other as can be in terms of seriousness and content), and one of Fleming's very worst.

  2. very weird indeed! i wonder why they didn't go chronological, or choose a more obvious trilogy?