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Octopussy Chapter Summary & Analysis - Octopussy Summary

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Octopussy Summary

Octopussy and the Living Daylights is a collection of four short stories by Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, agent "007". James Bond appears in all four stories and is the unifying thread in all four accounts.

For two months Major Dexter Smythe has been trying to make friends with an octopus he had found in the coral as he made his daily rounds in what he thinks of as his underwater zoo. In his mind he calls the cephalopod "Pussy", and has been feeding it raw meat on the end of his underwater spear gun. Now he is going to find and spear a scorpion fish to feed "Pussy" and report the results to Professor Bengtry at the Institute. Dexter Smythe thinks that given another month he would be able to tame the octopus, but now he is not going to have a month.

Major Dexter...

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