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Official, original James Bond from a writer described by Len Deighton as a ‘master storyteller’.

The first of John Gardner’s novels featuring Ian Fleming’s secret agent.

Bond has been assigned to investigate one Dr. Anton Murik, a brilliant nuclear physicist who is thought to have been meeting with a terrorist known as Franco. Together they plan to hijack six nuclear power plants around the world and start a global meltdown, unless Bond can stop them…