Book #31040

License Renewed

John Gardner
License Renewed. John Gardner.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Size: 8vo; 285, [1] pages
Publisher: New York: Richard Marek Publishers, 1981.
ISBN: 0399901183

Very Good condition with cocked spine and soiled edges in alike dust-jacket with light edgewear.

License Renewed (published in UK editions as Licence Renewed) , first published in 1981, is the first novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. It was the first proper James Bond novel (not counting novelizations and a faux biography) since Kingsley Amis's Colonel Sun in 1968.

When Licence Renewed begins, M reminds Bond that the 00 section has in fact been abolished; however, M retains Bond as a troubleshooter, telling him "You'll always be 007 to me"

Price: $17.00

Author Bio

John Gardner

John Edmund Gardner (Nov. 20, 1926 - Aug. 3, 2007) was an English spy novelist who obtained world fame through his engagement as (third) official James Bond author of fourteen 007 novels and two movie novelizations.