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Gurglings of a Putrid Stream

Thoughts on books and other assorted topics.

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My name:  Brian Martin

Bond Book Covers

In my notes for the Ian Fleming Bond books, I chose the Thomas & Mercer series for the sole reason that it is the most recent.  The minimalist covers, however, are abysmally bad.  My personal favorites come mostly from Penguin and Panther.


Casino Royale (Penguin)




Live and Let Die (Penguin)




Moonraker (Penguin)




Diamonds Are Forever (Panther)




From Russia With Love (Penguin)






Dr. No (Signet)




Goldfinger (Panther) - the best of a poor lot




For Your Eyes Only (Great Pan)




Thunderball (Penguin) - again, the best of a poor lot




The Spy Who Loved Me (Penguin)




On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Penguin)




You Only Live Twice (Panther)




The Man With the Golden Gun (Penguin)




Octopussy and The Living Daylights (Penguin)