A Conversation for The Literary James Bond

From Russia with Love

Post 1

Sleepless

Hi,
I recently read "From Russia with love" while on holiday and was a bit surprised at the ending. The copy I read finished with Bond losing consciousness (dying ?) after being stabbed by the female smersh operative. Is this the correct ending or did my copy have pages missing?
smiley - erm


From Russia with Love

Post 2

Koolski

Hi Sleepless. Yep, that's how it is meant to be - the novel's ending surprised me too. But in a way it makes it much better..... besides, the story picks up again in Dr. No (I think it's next chronologically) where Bond's recovery is mentioned.

I love the Bond books - they are so much better than the films (in my humble opinion smiley - winkeye


From Russia with Love

Post 3

Sleepless

Cheers Koolski, FRWL is only the second Bond I've read ! The other being 'Man With The Golden Gun'- many years ago!!!smiley - cheers


Key: Complain about this post

From Russia with Love

Write an Entry

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a wholly remarkable book. It has been compiled and recompiled many times and under many different editorships. It contains contributions from countless numbers of travellers and researchers."

Write an entry
Read more