Casino Royale | Critical Essay by R. D. Charques

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Critical Essay by R. D. Charques

Casino Royale. An alternative title, I suggest, having never quite known how baccarat is played, would be The Gambler's Vade-Mecum. A Secret Service thriller, lively, most ingenious in detail, on the surface as tough as they are made and charm-Ian (Lancaster) Fleming 1908–1964Ian (Lancaster) Fleming 1908–1964 Photograph by Harrods of London. Courtesy of Glidrose Publications Ltdingly well-bred beneath, nicely written and—except for a too ingeniously sadistic bout of brutality—very entertaining reading. Bond, a bold and all but heartless British secret agent, versus Le Chiffre, an enigma of a Soviet agent wrapped in M.V.D. mystery. The scene is a rakish small gambling resort near Dieppe, where, with really terrific aplomb on Mr. Fleming's part, the first desperate round is fought at the baccarat table. Enter—or, more exactly, exit—at this point...

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