You Only Live Once? MI6 looks back to 1957 and Ian Fleming's response to the 'death' of his hero...

Fleming Letters: From Russia With Love

7th September 2011

The year is 1957 and Ian Fleming had just released his fifth James Bond adventure 'From Russia With Love', leaving readers believing 007's fate was sealed by a poison tipped shoe by Rosa Klebb. More than fifty years along, 007 is still alive and kicking, but MI6 looks back to a disappointed fan and the legendary author's response, teasing the return of James Bond being fit for duty in 'Dr No':

Thanks to Letters of Note and Naomi Ashley.

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