Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does Bond think about Le Chiffre in this opening chapter?
Leaving the casino, Bond observes Le Chiffre who appears to be winning heavily. Bond walks out of the casino and observes the layout of the building. He determines it would be very difficult, if not impossible, for Le Chiffre to rob the casino.
2. What does the telegraph say that Bond will receive in this opening chapter?
The hotel man hands Bond a telegram from Jamaica. The telegram says Bond will receive ten million francs. The telegram is signed "Dasilva."
3. What does Bond do when he arrives back in his hotel room in Chapter 1?
Bond continues to his hotel room and examines the room f or bugs. Bond then calculates he has won three million francs, giving him a total of twenty-three million French francs to work with. This is equivalent to twenty-three thousand British pounds. He falls asleep with his hand on a .38 Colt Police Positive.
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