New James Bond book will be a prequel to Casino Royale

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James Bond is returning in time for his next authorities book.

Author Anthony Horowitz and publisher Jonathan Cape revealed Monday that the next authorized Bond book will be Forever and a Day, a thriller made as a prequel to Casino Royale (1953), the first of Ian Fleming’s initial books. The book starts with 007 “found floating in the waters of Marseilles, killed by an unknown hand,” with the included tease that “it’s time for a new agent to step up.” Iconic bond characters consisting of M and Miss Moneypenney will emerge.

Forever and a Day checks out “what might have been Bond’s first mission,” Horowitz stated in a declaration to the New York Times It pictures “some of the forces that might have turned him into the iconic figure that the whole world knows.”

This is the 2nd Bond book for Horowitz, best understood for the YA series The Diamond Brothers and Alex Rider His work has actually been licensed by the Fleming Estate, and he’s the very first main Bond author– a prominent group which likewise consists of William Boyd and John Gardner — to weave his stories into Fleming’s initial timeline. (Horowitz’s very first Bond book from 2015, Trigger Mortis, occurred in the after-effects of Bond’s renowned confrontation with Goldfinger.) Inning accordance with the Times, both Trigger Mortis and Forever and a Day have actually drawn from unused treatments for prospective American TELEVISION series that Fleming composed.

Forever and a Day will be released on May 31 in the U.K. and later on in the fall in the United States

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