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Octopussy Summary
Ian Fleming

Everything you need to understand or teach Octopussy by Ian Fleming.

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Octopussy Summary

Plot Summary

Octopussy and the Living Daylights is a collection of four short stories by Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, agent "007". James Bond appears in all four stories and is the unifying thread in all four accounts.

Octopussy is a tale about the life of Major Dexter Smythe, who retired from the Royal Marines after World War II in Europe and went to live in Jamaica. When the story opens he is living in a small villa on the North Shore of Jamaica and continues to drink and smoke excessively, behavior that led to the accidental overdose and death of his wife Mary. His only interest in life is skin diving with the tropical fish that live on the reef just opposite the beach at his villa. He is fixated on the idea of making a pet of the octopus he has discovered in a hole in the...

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