Goldfinger Setting & Symbolism

This Study Guide consists of approximately 61 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Goldfinger.
This section contains 418 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Goldfinger Study Guide

British Secret Service

BSS is the external branch of the British intelligence service that covers foreign espionage. Fleming uses a fictionalized version of the service as the employer of the dashing James Bond. The leader of the actual British Secret Service is often called C for short, which is the inspiration for naming M in the Bond novels.

SMERSH

SMERSH is the brutal Soviet-led anti spy network for which Goldfinger provides financial backing. SMERSH is short for the Russian phrase "Smiert Spionam" which translates as "Death to Spies" and is the motto of the organization.

D.B.III

D.B. III is the model of Aston Martin sports car built in England. Bond's D.B. III has had special modifications, including changeable headlights, reinforced bumpers for ramming, a hidden gun compartment, a homing beacon receiver and several hidden compartments.

Walther PPK

The Walther is a small German-made police...

(read more from the Objects/Places section)

This section contains 418 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Goldfinger Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Goldfinger from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.