Everything you need to understand or teach Thunderball by Ian Fleming.
James Bond, agent 007 with Her Majesty's Secret Service, is sent to a health clinic to recover from over-drinking and over-smoking. During his stay, he tangles with a criminal who, unbeknownst to Bond, is involved in an international blackmail scheme. Soon, Bond is whisked off to the Bahamas in search of SPECTRE, a criminal organization threatening to explode stolen nuclear bombs. Bond finally foils these modern-day pirates in a spectacular underwater battle.
The novel opens with Bond in a depressed state. With nothing but paperwork to do, he has given in to drinking, smoking, and gambling. M sends him to Shrublands, a natural health clinic, to recover. While there, Bond detects a criminal named Count Lippe. Bond does not know much, but apparently it is too much. Lippe attempts to eliminate Bond, and in retribution, Bond badly burns Lippe in the Turkish bath.
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