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The Man with the Golden Gun Summary
Ian Fleming

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The Man with the Golden Gun Summary

Plot Summary

This book is described on the cover and on its liner as "the last James Bond novel that [his creator] the late Ian Fleming wrote". A fast-paced, suspenseful novel of action, violence, suspense, and unexpected metaphoric depth, it tells the tale of an intensely personal confrontation between British secret agent James Bond and the internationally notorious assassin Scaramanga. Themes relating to the nature of murder and to the multi-faceted mirror imageries of life thread through its tersely written narrative.

The novel begins with a two-chapter prologue in which British secret agent James Bond, believed by his superiors to have been killed while on assignment, returns to London. As those superiors question Bond's identity and the motivations behind his return, narration indicates that Bond's thought processes have been altered by enemy Russian agents for purposes that are at first unknown but soon become clear when Bond attempts to assassinate...

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