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Ian Fleming: James Bond Series

Ian Fleming Described by Raymond Chandler as “the most forceful and driving writer of thrillers in England,” Ian Fleming created Special Agent 007, one of the most famous spies of all time. Fleming's travel and wartime experience lent authority to everything he wrote and may be attributed to the Bond novels selling more than one hundred million copies worldwide. Photo courtesy of the Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s.

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New York Times James Bond Crossword How much do you know about James Bond 007? Try your hand at our exclusive Ian Fleming Crossword, created by the puzzle team at the New York Times.

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Originally published in the Oct. 16, 2012 edition of the New York Times.