M laid down his pipe and stared at it tetchily. 'We have no choice. We're just going to bring forward this other chap you've been preparing. But you didn't tell me his name." 'Its Bond, sir,' the Chief of Staff replied. 'James Bond.' Its time for James Bond to earn his licence to kill. This is the story of the birth of a legend, in the brutal underworld of the French Riviera.
Bond, James (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Great Britain. MI6 -- Fiction.
Intelligence officers -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Intelligence service -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
M (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Organized crime -- Fiction.
Riviera (France) -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Prequel to: Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964. Casino Royale.